09/25-29/2017 Tap Rack Basic SWAT, Spokane, Washington
This class will focus on the basic understanding of SWAT operations
including: SWAT history, liability issues, physical fitness/wellness, SWAT
equipment/weapons individual and team movement, intelligence gathering,
mission planning, barricaded persons, high risk warrants, less
lethal/chemical/NFDD issues and a large focus on team building. At the
completion of training, students will be able to function as part of an entry or
containment team. Students are required to bring all of their tactical gear for
hands-on training evolutions. This is not a course in the classroom; you will plan
and execute numerous missions during the five day course at different sites.
***Must provide LE or Military creds to attend.***
This course is designed to teach officers the basic skills required to safely and effectively operate as SWAT team members. Officers learn through the use of classroom instruction, video, demonstration and extensive field exercises. Topics include team structure, tactical movement, scouting, raid planning, breaching, weapon handling, entry, vehicle assaults, officer/victim rescue among other specialized skills and tactics.
Bring all personal gear issued by your team, this includes:
Heavy Ballistic Vest
Load bearing equipment/vest
Duty belt and Holster
Cold/Wet weather gear
Issued Long gun and handgun
Eye & ear protection
Gloves (Something you could shoot with)
Note taking material
1 doorstop & 25 feet of 550 cord, flat rope, or similar.
Anything else you need to maintain comfort level for the season.
YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS!
Not required, but nice to have
CamelBak or canteen
Laptop w/wireless internet