South Metro Public Safety
Making Our Communities Safer
The South Metro Public Safety Training Facility operates under a joint powers agreement between the Cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and the Metropolitan Airports Commission.
It is our mission to provide high quality, cost effective training and development for public safety organizations through shared resources to ensure premier public safety services to our communities.
The South Metro Public Safety Training Facility Board of Directors meets quarterly. Meetings in 2021 are currently scheduled for January 26, April 27, July 27, and October 26.
*evening & 1/2 day rates available
2 Indoor Ranges
Lights, Distance & Movement Caswell Target System
No additional cost.
We offer leading-edge resources and opportunities to public safety personnel to ensure the highest quality of training possible.
Facilities include classrooms, tactical gym, firearms simulator, two gun ranges, and a live fire training tower, etc. Courses include MN POST Board accredited classes investigation techniques, train the trainer classes and firearms instruction.
The gun range is open every Friday from 5PM to 9PM, Saturday from 8AM to 2PM and most* Wednesdays from 6PM to 9PM. Cost is $20/lane/45 minutes. Walk-ins only.
Firearms courses offered several times a year.
*Occasionally, the range is unavailable on a Wednesday evening for police training. Click here for more information.