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Operational Police Tactics

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On a daily basis, Police Officers working in a variety of different capacities are tasked with the duty of performing various operational police tactics. These Police Officers need to have a working knowledge on how to perform these operational police tactics to better serve the community in which they work, for their own safety, and that of the people the officers are arresting.

Course Objectives:

Police Officers will be proficient in the following Operational Police Tactics areas:

  1. Containment

  2. High Risk Arrest Procedures

  3. Slow and Deliberate Building Searches

  4. High Risk Vehicle Stops

  5. Mental Mindset

These job-related duties are often performed under varying degrees of stress. In the training environment, the use of FX Simmunition will heighten the officers stress level to better align officers to their real world function.

Topics include:

  • Containment

  • Surrender routes

  • Voice commands

  • Arrest procedures

  • Room entry tactics

  • Proper vehicle positioning during a high-risk vehicle stop

  • Functioning under stress during a critical incident

  • Mental Mindset

  • Reality-Based Training

Learning Activities:

  • Classroom lectures

  • Demonstration / Performance

  • Role Playing

  • Practical simulations

  • Small group projects

Evaluation Methods:

Successful completion of the course requires the student to:

  1. Students will display proficiency in the theory and practical application of containment.

  2. Demonstrate a proper high-risk arrest utilizing proper voice commands and tactics.

  3. Students will display the proper tactical movement in relation to a slow and deliberate clearing search.

  4. Demonstrate a high-risk vehicle stop.

  5. Explain why having a proper �Mental Mindset� is vital to Police Officers.

  6. Students will use Reality-Based Training to aid in their critical decision-making, assisting in stress inoculation

  7. Students will explain and demonstrate Simmunition safety.


30-40 Hours depending on class size.

Size of class:

Maximum 20 ( Dependent on number of instructors and facility )

Complete Course Overview Attachment
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