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SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership I
This course is also offered ONLINE.

This course is designed to expose police SWAT Team Commanders and Supervisors to contemporary SWAT issues, tactics and procedures. Topics include major incident debriefs; leadership issues, emotional intelligence, justifying SWAT; the use of SWAT Teams; SWAT standards and professionalism; contemporary SWAT issues and concerns; SWAT and the media; selection, training, discipline and removal of supervisors and team members; crisis negotiations considerations; tactical operation center considerations; operational planning; weapons and equipment selection; legal issues and considerations; critical incident management; barricade and hostage procedures; warrant service planning and procedures; and much more.
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IndividualFire/EMSRetiredAssociateAgencyNon-Member Sworn LE
Upcoming Scheduled Course
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2022322010/17/20229/26/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Forsyth, GAMcDuffie, Ralph
2022201011/7/202210/7/2022Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Howell, MIBrambila, Jon
2022358011/14/202210/14/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Coventry, RIBranyon, Bart
2022372010/24/202210/17/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Rockwall, TXSelleg, Jeff
2022285010/31/202210/24/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Charlotte, NCYoung, Bill
2022329012/5/202211/5/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Austell, GAMcDuffie, Ralph
2022409012/12/202211/14/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Greeley , COBrambila, Jon
202308701/9/202312/9/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Ada, OKBranyon, Bart
202307001/23/202312/23/2022Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Vero Beach, FLYoung, Bill
202303502/6/20231/6/2023Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Lafayette, INMcDuffie, Ralph
202302602/6/20231/9/2023Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Smyrna, TNDubois, Wayne
202309402/13/20231/16/2023Non-Mem: $765.00
Members: $710.00
Gastonia, NCMcDuffie, Ralph
202302005/8/20234/15/2023Members: $710.00
Non-Mem: $765.00
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