R4 Basic SWAT Operations Course- Pocatello CANCELLED

Course Number: R4270

Course Description:

Basic SWAT ( 5 Day )

***Note: You will be required to show proof of being active, reserve, or retired law enforcement prior to taking this course. No refunds. 

Using tactics developed from what Military Tier One/Spec Ops and SWAT/ERT/SRT teams consistently experience during operations, the TD Basic SWAT course will give an Officer of a tactical team a working understanding of the core skills relating to Close Quarters Battle (CQB) techniques, surgical marksmanship and operator mindset. The course will teach Officers the critical firearms skills needed to successfully be a SWAT Operator. Officers will be challenged with and held to a high standard of target discrimination and the principles of CQB.

This course is open to all Officers that conduct warrant service, fugitive apprehension, SWAT operations and drug search warrants who are in need of a good understanding of basic room clearing tactics.

The following topics will be taught in the course:

Close Quarters Battle (CQB) basics and techniques

CQB styles (free- flow, points of domination)

Types of assault (barricaded subject, hostage rescue, etc.)

SWAT operations planning

Communications

Command and control techniques

Surgical marksmanship

Shooting on the move and the set-up

Transitions

Building entry techniques and mechanical breaching

Target discrimination

Weapons/kit considerations and set-up

Vehicle assaults as it pertains to Law Enforcement

Operator mindset

Training methodology

SIMS  scenarios /possible force-on-force

Ammo requirements: 500 rounds of pistol ammunition and 500 rounds of rifle ammunition per person. Round counts can be adjusted depending on availability.

Prerequisite:US Citizen Law Enforcement Officers and active duty military

Training schedule: Instruction starting at 8:00 am.

Individual equipment:

Duty handgun with at least 3 magazines/carbine with at least 3 magazines

Individually issued equipment ( Ballistic or protective vest with plates if issued, associated magazine/ equipment pouches)

Knee and elbow pads (optional)

Weapon cleaning kit (with oil for guns)

Rain or inclement weather gear

Eye and ear protection (clear and shaded lens are recommended)

Water/Snacks (1 hr lunch break)

Hat/Gloves (rifles will get hot)

Sun screen (non-greasy or water resistant recommended)

Optical sight for rifle (optional, but highly recommended)

Flashlight / Weapon mounted light also

Night vision goggles (if issued)

Sim Weapons and Ammo

Dates: CANCELLED

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Pocatello Police Department, 911 N. 7th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201

Cost: $600.00

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Mark Wells, Kevin Ross

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Pocatello PD Training Coordinator Jene Purman at 208-234-6129.

R4 NTOA Supervising Patrol Critical Incidents- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4601

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide patrol supervisors with the information and tools needed to manage a critical incident prior to the arrival of SWAT. Understanding the methodology used in managing a dynamic tactical problem, incident command system fundamentals, and the 4 primary types of critical incidents involving an adversary will give the patrol supervisor the tools needed to succeed during these events.

  • The characteristics of a crisis
  • Basic law enforcement strategy
  • Primary mistakes made during large-scale incidents
  • Managing a dynamic tactical problem methodology
  • The basic strategy for managing chaos
  • The “Big Four”- hostage situations, barricaded suspects, active shooters, and apprehending fleeing felons
  • Lesson learned from case studies

Student requirements:

Law Enforcement Identification, computer or notebook (course materials will be made available via Dropbox). Business casual dress. This will be all classroom study.

Dates: October 26-27, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $238 for current NTOA members, $293 for non-members, but a one year NTOA membership is included in this price.

Cancellation in full 30+ days prior to class. Within 30 days of class, a $100 fee assessed with written notice. Failure to show, with no written notice will result in no refund of course fees. NTOA reserves the right to cancel course 30 days from the course. NTOA will notify you immediately if this occurs.

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

Deadline: August 8, 2020

Instructor(s): TBA

Remarks: To resister for this course, click the following link- https:/training.ntoa.org/CourseRegistration/default.asp?num=20202820

Co-host point of contact- IFPD Training Coordinator Lori Posey 208-612-8619

Rental Car discount- Enterprise discount code XZ17D23, pin code NAT

Hotel- Hampton Inn 208-523-1400

R4 Tactical Dispatcher- Rexburg

Course Number:R4217E

Course Description:

This THREE day class is tailored for any PSAP agency who wish to train incident dispatchers, or certify and deploy tactical dispatchers within their own jurisdiction. Tactical dispatchers work with their special operations team during a critical incident either from the dispatch center or deployed in the field in a mobile command unit. This three day class will have two days of classroom and one day of practical application with local SWAT teams. It is also the first step to being part of a local or regional TERT team. The class is tailored to dispatchers, however SWAT members are welcome.

 

COURSE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

The goals of this course will provide each student with an understanding of:

  1. The role of the 9-1-1 Telecommunicators as a Tactical Dispatcher
  2. Establishing trust and rapport with a crisis caller
  3. Using Active Listening Techniques
  4. Dealing with Barricaded Subjects, Hostage Takers and Active Shooters
  5. Incident/Unified Command System procedures, forms and protocols
  6. Working with the Incident or Tactical Commander
  7. Tactical Operations in the PSAP or at a Mobile Command Post
  8. Critical Incident protocols and documentation requirements
  9. Technology used in providing communications interoperability
  10. Active Shooter protocols and Agency procedures

Dates: May 11-13, 2020

Times: 0830-1630

Credit Hours: 21

Location: Madison County Sheriff’s Office, 145 E. Main St., Rexburg, ID 83440

Cost: $250

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s):

Using experience gained over 30 years as a tactical dispatcher, communications unit leader and hostage negotiator our instructor, Dave Larton with First Contact 911 (firstcontact911.com), will show you what it takes to be a tactical dispatcher for your agency, how to assemble a local government tactical dispatch team, how to assemble resources and response to an incident and to provide mutual aid as a tactical dispatcher.

 

Remarks: To register for this class contact James Briggs at 208-372-5001 or email at jbriggs@madisonsheriff.com

R4 Tactical Dispatcher- Rexburg MOVED TO MAY 11-13, 2020

Course Number:R4217E

Course Description:

This THREE day class is tailored for any PSAP agency who wish to train incident dispatchers, or certify and deploy tactical dispatchers within their own jurisdiction. Tactical dispatchers work with their special operations team during a critical incident either from the dispatch center or deployed in the field in a mobile command unit. This three day class will have two days of classroom and one day of practical application with local SWAT teams. It is also the first step to being part of a local or regional TERT team. The class is tailored to dispatchers, however SWAT members are welcome.

 

COURSE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

The goals of this course will provide each student with an understanding of:

  1. The role of the 9-1-1 Telecommunicators as a Tactical Dispatcher
  2. Establishing trust and rapport with a crisis caller
  3. Using Active Listening Techniques
  4. Dealing with Barricaded Subjects, Hostage Takers and Active Shooters
  5. Incident/Unified Command System procedures, forms and protocols
  6. Working with the Incident or Tactical Commander
  7. Tactical Operations in the PSAP or at a Mobile Command Post
  8. Critical Incident protocols and documentation requirements
  9. Technology used in providing communications interoperability
  10. Active Shooter protocols and Agency procedures

Dates: April 27-29, 2020 MOVED TO NEW DATE May 11-13, 2020

Times: 0830-1630

Credit Hours: 21

Location: Madison County Sheriff’s Office, 145 E. Main St., Rexburg, ID 83440

Cost: $250

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s):

Using experience gained over 30 years as a tactical dispatcher, communications unit leader and hostage negotiator our instructor, Dave Larton with First Contact 911 (firstcontact911.com), will show you what it takes to be a tactical dispatcher for your agency, how to assemble a local government tactical dispatch team, how to assemble resources and response to an incident and to provide mutual aid as a tactical dispatcher.

 

Remarks: To register for this class contact Jennifer Portillo at 208-372-5001 or email at jportillo@madisonsheriff.com