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2/25/2019 to 3/1/2019
When: 2/25/2019 to 3/1/2019
7:00 AM
Where: Garland Police Dept
1891 Forest Ln
Garland, Texas  75042
United States
Contact: Brandon Hernandez

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The TTPOA in conjunction with Irving, Garland, McKinney and Dallas PD SWAT teams will conduct a 5 day (60 hour TCOLE credit) Basic SWAT Course in the D/FW area from February 25th –  March 1st, 2018. The class will be taught by a cadre of SWAT team instructors from the D/FW area.

The class will start at 0700 hours on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the Garland Police Dept, 1891 Forest Ln Garland, Tx. Students will need to provide transportation to and from different training sites in theD/FW area.

MONDAY morning students will need to show up in PT gear to complete the Basic SWAT PT Test.

Course Topics:

This class will focus on the basic understanding of SWAT operations, including: historical overview of SWAT, team organization and structure, resolution of barricaded suspect situations, structure clearing, chemical agents, less-lethal options, firearms and breaching. The class will be hands-on and will require physical exertion and many hours of practical exercise at various venues in the D/FW area.


Students must be certified peace officers or active military personnel, in good standing with their agency. Students must be able to provide an agency ID on the first day of class.

There will be a pass/fail physical assessment on Monday, the morning of the first day of class. The PT assessment will be based on the Cooper “Single Cut Point” standard. 1.5 mile: 16:28, 300m: 1:11 seconds, 25 pushups in one minute, 29 sit ups in one minute.

Students failing the physical assessment will not be allowed to stay in the class.

Required Equipment:

BDU or other similar tactical uniform, tactical boots, PT clothing and running shoes, body armor, load bearing vest or web gear, eye protection, ear protection, gas mask, gloves, helmet, handgun and/or shoulder fire weapon (400 rounds rifle/400 rounds pistol).

Payment Instructions:

The fee for the course is $400.

Registration must be done on-line.Payment should be made to TTPOA. Credit card payment is strongly recommended. Payments(checks)should be mailed to: Brandon Hernandez, 1891 Forest Lane, Garland, Texas 75042. Inquiries regarding the course, payment or other questions can be directed tohernandezb@garlandtx.gov. All fees are due by 2/22/15. There will be no refunds for cancellations after that date.

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Hyatt Place Dallas/Garland

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The TTPOA (Texas Tactical Police Officers Association) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence for SWAT units, fostering the exchange of information between agencies and members, creation of standards of training and to create & provide affordable training resources for tactical officers and teams.
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