The FATS (Firearms Training Simulator) generates real-life experiences through state-of-the-art virtual technology and provides the most advanced hands-on, safe firearms training possible.  As of November 2012, Beckfield College is the only college in the Greater Cincinnati area to offer this technology at multiple locations.

The FATS (Firearms Training Simulator) is available to all Beckfield College students.   Area police and professional criminal justice organizations utilize the FATS for ongoing training purposes.

Beckfield College students can earn certificates in the following areas:

  • Basic Firearms
  • Intermediate Firearms
  • Advanced Firearms
  • Firearms Range Safety and Gun Safety
  • Monadnock Expandable Baton
  • OC Aerosol Projectors
  • Monadnock Defensive Tactics Systems

Benefits to Beckfield College Criminal Justice students:

  • No Additional Charge for Beckfield College students to use
  • Access to Equipment/Procedures Used Nationwide
  • Hands-on Training & Ability to Earn Certificates
  • Make self “Stand Out” by Earning Certifications
  • Helps to Build Resume and Set You Apart from Other Candidates

Target Practice on the FATS (Firearms Training Simulator) – Available at both the Florence, KY Campus and the Tri-County Cincinnati, OH Campus.

Scenario Training on the FATS (Firearms Training Simulator) – Available at both the Florence, KY Campus and the Tri-County Cincinnati, OH Campus.

Check out this news story with FOX 19 reviewing how police handle in field situations through use of the Beckfield College FATS System.

Click Here to see our Crime Lab and other Criminal Justice Training available here at Beckfield College.

Click Here for Information about Criminal Justice Programs