High-Risk Manhunt Operations

Course Hours: 24.0 Hours

Course Description

One of the most challenging and hazardous assignments for SWAT is searching for an armed fugitive in an open-air environment. Responding to this type of incident successfully requires specific skill sets beyond basic SWAT training. This three-day course teaches tactical officers the techniques and tactics required to participate in a high-risk manhunt operation. Topics include: introduction to visual tracking, land navigation with map, compass & GPS, firearms skills for open-air environments, equipment recommendations, tracking team tactics, grid search team tactics, apprehension tactics in an open air environment, integrating K9 teams and incident command aspects of a high-risk manhunt. The course is presented through a combination of lectures, extensive field exercises, force-on-force scenarios with role players, firearms range training and a table-top exercise. A final high-risk manhunt functional exercise will allow officers to demonstrate all the skills learned.

Training Outcomes

This three-day course teaches tactical officers the techniques and tactics required to participate in a high-risk manhunt operations.

Prerequisites

Sworn full-time law enforcement personnel.

Who Should Attend

Sworn full-time law enforcement personnel / supervisors that may be involved in a High-Risk Manhunt operation.

Special Notes

Register online at https://training.ntoa.org/CourseRegistration/default.asp?num=20213240

Registration Fee: NTOA Individual Members: $629 
Non-Member (Includes 1-year Individual Membership): $684

* Students Must register with GPSTC as well *

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