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2020 Annual Training Conference - October 4-9, 2020

We have postponed the ATC to October 4-9, 2020.  We postponed to October after evaluating the current guidance to be past the time for the pandemic event to have subsided and we are returned to normalcy.

Further prevention information from the CDC is available on their website at:


There are some GREAT courses ... great Instructors, and great people!!! ... Don't miss out .. register now!

Location: Houston TEXAS
Hosted by: Harris County Sheriff's Office and Houston Police Department

To view what courses are available go to and click on the itinerary tab which will give you a complete breakdown of all the courses being offered for the week!  After viewing what is available, go to the registration page to sign up!

Register HERE for the 2020 Conference



Sunday, October 4th through Friday, October 9th, 2020


$495 (plus $55.00 IALEFI Membership if not current)



$112.00 per night, plus taxes, for a single/double

Hilton Houston North Hotel
Closest airport - George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), approx 8 miles from the hotel with free shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.

Additional area airport: Hobby International (HOU) approx 30 miles from the hotel, no free shuttle service available.

Vehicle Rental:  Hertz download rate sheet with conference code




Welcome to the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, Inc. website. If you are a first time visitor, take the time to check us out. IALEFI is a non-profit, member association comprised of law enforcement, military, and security firearms instructors. This group of experienced and dynamic professionals work hard each day to pass the knowledge and skils they have acquired on to those officers who protect the public each day.  IALEFI offers its thousands of members training in the initial Firearms Instructor Course, regional training programs and conferences, and through the Annual Training Conference. Lifelong professional relationships begin at our training events and this networking only serves to advance the goals of our members.

The 39th Annual Training Conference was held in West Palm Beach Florida this past May, hosted by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office with attendees selecting from 11 armorer certification classes, 19 active range courses, and 19 interactive classroom lectures.  The Florida weather was wonderful, our host, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office was outstanding and the conference was a great sucess!

We are in the planning stages of our 40th Annual Training Conference hosted by the Harris County Sheriff's Office and the Houston Police Department, set your schedule now with the new dates of October 4th - 9th 2020  ... don't miss out on the 40th Annual Training Conference!  We will be requesting instructor proposals shortly, we hope that you join in and share your knowledge, experience and passion.

You might be fighting for your life tomorrow, so start training for it today!

Stay Safe!

Michial Dunlap

President, IALEFI

Upcoming Training


Master Instructor Development Program

Monroeville Police Department - Monroeville, PA


Complete Rangemaster **New Dates**

New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council - Concord, NH


2020 Annual Training Conference **New Dates**

Hilton Houston North - Houston, TX


Firearms Instructor Course

Deer Creek Conservation Club - Jonesboro, IN

2020 ATC Exhibitors