Course Number: R2 309A
Description: Mobile Field Force & Crowd Control Train The Trainer
This Idaho POST approved, train the trainer course, is designed to provide students the necessary understanding and skills needed to effectively work in a Mobile Field Force (MFF) environment. This Mobile Field Force & Crowd Control training is available to current LE Officers with Patrol or Probation & Parole certification who wish to obtain the instructor level training required to apply for the POST high liability Crowd Control Instructor endorsement.
This is a very physically demanding course, developed as a hands-on performance based block of instruction utilizing practical exercises and scenario based training to actively engage the student. Students will be required to effectively demonstrate and provide instruction to other students related to MFF operations, and provide a classroom presentation on course related topics.
Upon completion of the course, participants will have the necessary skills to instruct other officers in the different types of Crowds and effective Crowd Management, Field Level MFF Platoon and Squad formations, tactics, and movements; as well as MFF Vehicle formations, tactics, and movements.
CLASS EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
Student should bring the following:
- Duty belt (no live weapons, ammunition, Tasers, OC, etc while training)
- 24” or 36” Straight Stick baton and baton ring (Preferred)
- Helmet w/face shield or other eye protection (If Available)
- Gas mask and pouch with the ability to be worn on support side (If Available)
- Appropriate clothing, gloves and shoes for outdoor training
- Laptop Computer and or ability to do research and note taking
- Outdoor camping style chair for outdoor instruction/breaks
- Drinks, snacks, sunscreen etc. (water will be provided)
Pre-requisites for attendance
- Completed Instructor Development at registration
- 3 years of full-time LEO experience
- Basic LEO certification
- Registration applications will be vetted by POST for approval to attend
Mobile Field Force flyer
Note : Completion of this class does not guarantee Instructor endorsement in the Mobile Field Force & Crowd Control/Crowd Management discipline. Additional requirements must be met before applying for Instructor endorsement.
MMF..CC Instructor Endorsement requirements 2022
Dates: August 8 – 12, 2022
Credit Hours: 40
Cost: $ 350.00 Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)
Deadline: July 25, 2022 NOTE – this class is limited to 40 participants.
Instructors: Lt. Kerry Giesige, Retired, Long Beach PD
The Lead Instructor is Retired Lt. Kerry Giesige, a 25 year veteran of the Long Beach Ca. Police Department, with over 35 total years in the field of Law Enforcement and Law Enforcement training. During his career with the Long Beach Police Department, Lt. Giesige spent over 16 years in the Gang and Violent Crimes Division assigned to the Gang Enforcement Section both as a Field Detective and Sergeant. This section was made up of 40 Detectives, 5 sergeants and a Lieutenant, and was the Primary Mobile Field Force (MFF) Platoon for the Long Beach Police Department, as well as the primary Mutual Aid Platoon for Los Angeles County. Lt. Giesige began his Law Enforcement career in 1992 during the aftermath of the Rodney King Riots in Los Angeles County. Since that time, he had deployed and trained well over 100 times as a MFF Operator, Squad Leader, and MFF Instructor.
Since retirement, he has spent the last 4-1/2 years as a Primary Instructor at Idaho POST teaching Firearms, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (Tac Med), ALERRT, ERASE, Mobile Field Force In-Service Training as well as evaluating and instructing during POST Patrol Academy scenarios.
Additional Instructors TBD
POST Coordinator: Jeff Sklar
email@example.com or call 208-509-2797
Registration: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.
Additional certified Instructors will be used throughout the week as needed to maintain an appropriate instructor student ratio, specifically during practical applications