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R4 SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership I- Idaho Falls

June 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Number: R4703

Course Description:

This course is designed to expose police SWAT Team Commanders and Supervisors to contemporary SWAT issues, tactics and procedures. Topics include major incident debriefs; leadership issues, emotional intelligence, justifying SWAT; the use of SWAT Teams; SWAT standards and professionalism; contemporary SWAT issues and concerns; SWAT and the media; selection, training, discipline and removal of supervisors and team members; crisis negotiations considerations; tactical operation center considerations; operational planning; weapons and equipment selection; legal issues and considerations; critical incident management; barricade and hostage procedures; warrant service planning and procedures; and much more.


  • Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • SWAT Personnel Recruitment, Selection, Training and Retention
  • Training Issues
  • High Risk Warrant Planning
  • Contemporary SWAT Issues and Concerns
  • Resolution of Barricaded Subjects
  • Hostage Rescue Opertations
  • Incident Reviews from Past Operations

Pre-Requisites- Full time, sworn Law Enforcement Personnel

Student Equipment- Law Enforcement ID, laptop computer. The course will be conducted entirely in the classroom.

Dates: June 28- July 2, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Training Annex, 577 D St., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: NTOA Members $695.00, Non-NTOA Members $750.00 (Comes with one year membership to the NTOA)

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Wayne Dubois

Remarks: To register for this course, click the following link-

NTOA Payment Policy

The NTOA will now require a purchase order or payment via credit card prior to the completion of the registration process. No exceptions! If an agency is in need of an invoice before generating a purchase order, please contact accounting at Please understand the registration will still remain inactive if the purchase order has not been received. Slots will not be held for students without a purchase order.

Cancellation Policy

Student will receive full refund of any paid fee if cancelled in writing by the student or agency 30+ days prior to course start. The NTOA will charge $100 cancellation fee if written notice is received less than 30 days prior to course start. No written notice, no refund. Qualified substitutions are always acceptable.

Suggested Car Rental- Use the following ID# XZ17D23 to get discounted rate. You can log onto and use the pin code of NAT for call 1-800-RENT-A-CAR.

Suggested hotel- Hampton Inn Idaho Falls/Airport 20-523-1400 645 Lindsay Blvd. Idaho Falls, ID 83402


June 28, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office


Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Annex
577 D St.
Idaho Falls, ID 83402 United States
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