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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
Course NumberCourse Start DateDeadlineFeesLocationInstructorRegister
202105308/30/20218/16/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Colorado Springs, COHancock, Shawn
202115809/6/20218/23/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Smyrna, TN Young, Bill
202116509/27/20218/30/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Woodbury, NJBranyon, Bart
2021248010/4/20219/6/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Greeley, COBranyon, Bart
2021265010/11/20219/13/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Pella, IABigelow, Jonathan
2021269010/25/202110/4/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Dublin, OHBranyon, Bart
2021342012/13/202111/15/2021Non-Mem: $750.00
Members: $695.00
Gastonia, NC Golden, Theodore
202201504/18/20223/14/2022Members: $695.00
Non-Mem: $750.00
Brookside, ALYoung, Bill

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