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"Did you know that 12% of police officer injuries happen during their department's training" -League of MN Cities
Officer injuries during use of force training continue to increase, often caused by poor training environments with little to no padded protection. Consider using a training center designed with safety in mind, featuring fully padded mats room with wall and floor coverage.
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POLICE training 

Featuring nearly 198,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor training space available. Our facility is one of the largest public safety training center's in the state of MN.
 
Effective 1/1/2024 a rate increase will be in effect. This rate was already applied prior to any reservations being made for 2024. This rate increase was necessary to keep up with the rising costs for utilities, maintenance, and supplies for our range systems etc.    

indoor 12 lane shooting range HERO Center

12-Lane Range

  • Programmable Target Controls

  • Shooting Distance 50 yards

  • State-of-the-art venitlation with HEPA filtration.

  • Raised track to allow for a vehicle in range

$230

per hour (2 hour min.)

HERO Center Mats Room

MATS ROOM

  • Completely padded walls and floors

  • Excellent for defensive tactics/RTR training

  • Direct access to 'Reality Based Training' area

  • Direct access to training simulator. 

$130

per 4 hour block

HERO Center large classroom

CLASSROOM(S)

  • Classroom A seats 50 people

  • Classroom B seats 50 people

  • Classroom A & B combined seat 120 people,

  • Classroom C seats 30 people

  • Pre-Training area with 24 seats.

$90-320

per 4 hour block

HERO Center Indoor RBT area

Indoor Reality Based

  • Unlimited room configurations

  • Flexible situational training environment.

  • Fast, easy setup within minutes

  • Rugged and durable walls for non-marking sim rounds.

  • New rate effective 7/1/23

$265

per 4 hour block

HERO Center Outdoor Houses

Outdoor Houses

  • Split entry home with battering door.

  • Rambler home with explosive entry.

  • Rear entry/egress access points.

  • Large parking lot for traffic scenarios and non-marking sim rounds.

  • Completely fenced in back area.

  • New rate effective 7/1/23

$265

per 4 hour block

HERO Center shooting simulator

Training Simulator

  • Over 700 scenarios to choose from.

  • 3-screen scenarios.

  • Training weapons available.

  • CO2 powered training weapons provide immediate feedback.

  • Use Taser, OC, baton and flashlight. 

  • New rate effective 7/1/23

$90

per 1 hour block

NOTE FOR ALL NON-TIER/NON-CONTRACTED AGENCIES: Any training before or after normal business hours (12 am to 8 am or 5pm to 11:59 pm) will require a $30 per hour ADD-ON fee for a staff member to be onsite during your training.  Normal business hours are 0800-1700 hours, Monday thru Friday) 

Police Training Rates
ADDITIONAL FACILITY FEATURES
4-LANE RANGE
4 shooters on lane

The 4-Lane range available for rent which features the INVERIS target system which is controlled from a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet.  Overall range distance is 50 yards.  

Training Simulator 

From vehicle stops and active shooter training, to communication and de-escalation training, immerse your officers into the same types of calls they will see on-duty.  Our content library continually grows via Ti Productions; we have scenarios for almost any call officers will encounter. With numerous branching and force options, you can escalate or de-escalate the situations and give your officers the opportunity to make life and death decisions and learn in a safe, controlled environment, and prepare them for real life encounters.

REALITY BASED TRAINING-HUFCOR MOVEABLE WALL SYSTEM
(Non-marking simunition rounds preferred)
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HERO Center Notaline Training Furniture
HERO Center Notaline Training bedroom set
HERO Center Notaline Training kitchen set
HERO Center Notaline Training bedroom set

FOAM training furniture is available for use in the reality based training (RBT) areas.  This allows for users to have a safer training experience, while still having the functionality and presence of furniture.  Surfaces are easy to clean after use. Marking and non-marking rounds may be used in this training area. 

HERO Center being used by SWAT team
Fire department using HERO Training center
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FIRE/EMS Training

Fire truck at HERO Center

Indoor Reality Based

  • Unlimited room configurations

  • Flexible situational training environment.

  • Fast, easy setup within minutes

  • Rugged and durable walls with full lighting control.

$265

per 4 hour block

HERO Center ladder truck in training

Outdoor Balcony/Stairs

  • Two-story balcony for rescue operations.

  • 6ft Patio Sliding door for entry.

  • Balcony leads into indoor reality based areas and 4 story stairwell.

  • Stand pipe connections available in stairwell for training.

  • Secure fenced in back area with large paved areas to work within.

$265

per 4 hour block

HERO Center classroom A and B

Classrooms

  • Classroom A seats 50 people

  • Classroom B seats 50 people

  • Classroom A & B combined seat 120 people,

  • Classroom C seats 30 people

  • Pre-Training area with 24 seats.

$90-320

per 4 hour block

HERO Center houses

Outdoor Houses

  • Split Entry home and rambler style

  • Rear entry/egress access points on houses.

  • Large parking lot for engines and emergency vehicles.

  • Hydrant connections for training and charging hoses. 

$265

per 4 hour block

HERO Center indoor RBT training for fire department

Indoor Moveable Walls

  • Unlimited room configurations for fire rescue training.

  • Flexible situational training environment.

  • Fast, easy setup within minutes.

  • Rugged and durable wall system.

$265

per 4 hour block

NOTE FOR ALL NON-TIER/NON-CONTRACTED AGENCIES: Any training before or after normal business hours (12 am to 8 am or 5pm to 11:59 pm) will require a $30 per hour ADD-ON fee for a staff member to be onsite during your training.  Normal business hours are 0800-1700 hours, Monday thru Friday.

Fire training rates
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