Creamer, George
Hostage Rescue Training
Hours: 32    Start Time: 08:00    End Time: 17:00    
SUN 18MON 19TUE 20WED 21THU 22FRI 23SAT 24

This course will train SWAT personnel in the crucial aspects of hostage rescue operations. Topics include hostage rescue concepts, rapid deployment and emergency entry tactics, tactical operations center concepts, crisis negotiations concepts and hostage rescue force options including tactical precision long rifle operations, stronghold and vehicle options.

Equipment List:
  • Duty rifle and handgun
  • Tactical Uniform
  • Ballistic helmet
  • Knee and elbow protection
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Gas Mask
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Flashlight w/extra batteries
  • Extra batteries for optics (if so equipped)
  • Day pack w/Hydration System
  • Snack foods such as Power Bars or Trail Mix
  • Sun block
  • Insect repellant
  • 9 mm Simunitions handgun
  • 25 rounds of 9mm Simunitions handgun ammo
  • Protective gear for Simunitions (head, face, neck, hands, groin)

  • George Creamer - Bio
    George Creamer has been a deputy for the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department for 25 years. He has been assigned to the Special Weapons Team for 14 years and has held the position of the team scout for five years. He is trained in all facets of SWAT to include High Risk Warrant Service, Barricaded Subject Resolution, Hostage Rescue Operations, Armored Vehicle Deployment Tactics, Explosive Breaching, Tactical Technology use and deployment and chemical agents. His team is responsible for all weapons training to include the teams hand and shoulder weapon systems (MP5 and Colt M4s). Deputy Creamer is also one of the assistant sniper instructors for his unit. The LASD Special Weapons Team conducts up to three SWAT schools a year in which Deputy Creamer is an instructor.