See history of the Indoor Gun Range & Training Facility below.
On July 21-22, 2008, the Novi Police Department hosted "Target Focus Training" at the Novi Firearms Training Center. This was the first multi-agency class hosted at the Novi Firearms Training Center.
The sixteen (16) hour training course was conducted by Louis Chiodo, founder and owner of Gunfighters, Limited in Chula Vista, California. This intense, hands-on training provided prepares officers to win real-world, deadly force encounters.
Officers from several area agencies participated in the training at a cost of $250 each. These fourteen (14) officers represented the following agencies.
Warren Police Department
Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
Raisin Township Police Department
Wixom Police Department
Walled Lake Police Department
South Lyon Police Department
Franklin Police Department
Northville Police Department
For hosting the class, the Novi Police Department was able to send five (5) officers to the training at no cost. The firearms instructors that attended will be able to pass along to other officers the valuable concepts that were presented. According to Chief of Police David E. Molloy, "This is a great example of using our resources, such as the Firearms Training Center, to provide valuable, low-cost training, to Novi Police Officers and our fellow officers in area agencies."
History of the Indoor Gun Range & Training Facility Assessment Analysis with Master Plan for Novi Police Department at Community Build Out - October 23, 2006
The Indoor Firearms Training Center opened on January 28, 2008. Below are documents related to the facility assessment analysis.
Press Release on the opening of the Firearms Training Center.
The Police Department Analysis provides a comprehensive overview and lays the framework for the City to continue to provide quality services into the future. The Analysis was formally presented at the special City Council Meeting on November 20, 2006.
Indoor Gun Range & Training Facility Assessment Analysis with Master Plan for Novi Police Department at Community Build Out - October 23, 2006
11/20/06 Presentation (4.8MB)
July 23, 2007 Council Agenda Item #4
Approval to award a contract for General Contractor services for construction of an Indoor Gun Range at the Department of Public Works Field Services Complex to Garrison for a not-to-exceed fee of $963,800.
August 13, 2007 Council Agenda Item #8 Consideration to award contract to Action Target Inc. for Indoor Range Equipment and Control System for a not to exceed amount of $437,000.