R4 Tactical Mission Planning and Briefing- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4270

Course Description:

This course is designed to expose police personnel (supervisors, tactical and task force team leaders, detectives, etc.) to procedures used for tactical mission planning and briefing of involved tactical personnel. Topics include mission planning documentation; operational planning for high-risk search warrants; scouting procedures for mission planning; primary, alternate, contingency, and emergency planning; suggestions on how to modify high-risk search warrant planning to other types of tactical missions (open area operations, barricaded subjects, arrest warrant/fugitive apprehension, and hostage barricade situations); and much more. The primary goal of this course is to allow the student to conduct sample briefings during class in order to obtain experience and streamline the briefing process. Ensuring that a comprehensive but efficient briefing system is in place will be a course outcome.

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.

Student Liability Waiver

In consideration of my attendance and participation in the National Tactical Officers Association’s Training Course, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assignees, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have or may accrue against the National Tactical Officers Association, its officers or instructors, and co-host agency for any and all injuries which may be suffered by me as a result of my attendance and participation.

Student Equipment

Law Enforcement ID, laptop computer highly recommended

Dates: June 2-3, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

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

Cost: $329 for NTOA Members, $384 for Non-NTOA members (Includes a one year membership to the NTOA)

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

Deadline: May 10, 2021

Instructor(s): Jason Jahnke

Remarks: Click the following link to register for this class- http://training.ntoa.org/CourseRegistration/default.asp?num=20211970 Completed registrations may be emailed to training@ntoa.org. Checks made payable to the NTOA may be mailed to 7150 Campus Dr. Suite 215, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Suggested car rental agency- Enterprise. use Code XZ17D23 for a discounted rate and use the PIN code of NAT if you rent via the Enterprise website at www.enterprise.com, or call 1-800-RENT-A-CAR

Suggested hotel- Hampton Inn Idaho Falls at 208-523-1400

Local contact via BCSO Deputy Sgt. Doug Metcalf at dmetcalf@co.bonnevile.id.us

R4- ALERRT Active Attack Integrated Response Course- American Falls

Course Number: R4270

Course Description:

The Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) is a performance level course designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, tele-communicator and emergency medical services (EMS) in active attack / shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with key medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) guidelines, which can be used at the point of injury (POI) to increase survivability of victims. The course also provides a model framework for law enforcement, fire, and EMS to integrate responses during an active attack / shooter event through the rescue task force concept. This course has been designed to improve the safety and survivability of victims of active attack / shooter events and increase the effectiveness, coordination, and resource integration between law enforcement, fire, tele-communications and EMS when responding to these events.

The class is limited to (15) participants total, 8 LEO, 7 Fire/EMS/Dispatch.

Dates: February 26-27, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: American Falls High School, 2966 S. Frontage Road, American Falls, ID 83211

Cost: FREE

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): ALERRT Instructors TBD

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Lt. Kasey Kendall with the Power County Sheriff’s Office at 208-226-2311 or via email at kkendall@co.power.id.us

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 Tactical Dispatch- Rexburg

Course Number: R4217

Course Description:

This course will provide the basic Telecommunicator with the specialized skills, knowledge, and abilities to succeed in a Tactical Dispatcher position.

Topics include:

  • Role of the 911 Telecommunicator as a Tactical Dispatcher
  • Establishing trust and rapport with a crisis caller
  • Using active listening techniques
  • Dealing with Barricaded Subjects, Hostage Takers, and Active Shooters
  • Incident/unified Command System procedures, forms, protocols
  • Working with the incident commander
  • Tactical operaions in the PSAP or at a command post
  • Critical Incident protocols
  • Technology used in communications interoperability
  • Active Shooter protocols and Agency procedures

Dates: October 1-2, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

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

Cost: $250.00

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

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020

Instructor(s): Dave Larton

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Madison County Sheriff Deputy Sgt. James Briggs at 208-372-5001 or email at jbriggs@madisonsheriff.com

R4 Less Lethal Weapons Instructor (3 Day) Combined Tactical Systems- Pocatello CANCELLED

Course Number: R4315

Course Description:

This 3-day Instructor Certification Program is taught on an 8 hour/3 day basis and is designed for officers with a desire to obtain their less lethal instructor certification. Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force considerations, training, and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.  Officers will receive Instructor Certification in OC Aerosol, Chemical Munitions, Impact Munitions and Flashbang Devices upon completion of the 3 day course.

The training certificate for all CTSTI training courses is valid for 4 years from the completion. 

Dates: August 11-13, 2020 CANCELLED

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

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

Cost: $795.00

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): TBD

Remarks: To register for an upcoming class, please fill out this registration form and email to training@combinedsystems.com.

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