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The TTPOA in partnership with the El Paso Police Department is proud to host a Basic SWAT Course June 19- 25, 2019

 Export to Your Calendar 6/19/2019 to 6/25/2019
When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
7:00 AM
Where: El Paso TX - Region 4
2300 Scenic Dr.
El Paso, Texas  79930
United States
Contact: Ken Law

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This course focuses on the basic understanding and fundamentals of SWAT training and operations. Course topics include but are not limited to; a historical overview of SWAT, team structure, SWAT policies and procedures, diversionary devices, specialty impact munitions, chemical agents, exterior movements, building clearing, basic breaching, and weapons training.  This course ends the week with a class on intelligence gathering, mission planning, and a practical team exercise.  Basic SWAT involves some classroom work as well as range work and practical applications. Be prepared for physical activity.


Attendees must be certified peace officers, federal agents, or active military personnel in good standing with their agency. Attendees must be able to provide agency credentials on the first day of class.

There will be pass/fail physical assessment on the morning of Wednesday June 19. The PT assessment will be based on the Cooper "Single Cut Point" standard; 1.5 mile run within 16:28, 300 run within 1:11, 25 pushups within a minute, and 29 sit ups within a minute.   Students failing the PT assessment will not be allowed to continue with the course.

Required Equipment:

BDU or similar tactical duty uniform (to include long sleeves), tactical boots, PT clothing and shoes, body armor, eye protection, hearing protection, chemical agent mask, gloves, helmet, handgun (500 rounds),tactical holster, light system/flashlight, and a shoulder-fired carbine or patrol rifle (500 rounds) with sling.  *simunition conversion optional but please bring if you have it

Hydration, sunscreen, and head cover (cap, boonie, shemagh) is recommended in the El Paso environment. 

Payment Instructions:

Course fee is $400.  Registration must be completed online and payment by credit card online is most recommended.  Payments to be made to TTPOA. Checks can be mailed to Ken Law 2300 Scenic Dr. El Paso TX 79930.  Any inquiries can be directed to Ken at 1532@elpasotexas.gov or to 915-637-6338.  All fees are due by June 10, 2019 please.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations after that date. 

Hotel information:

Marriot Courtyard - Downtown El Paso

610 N. Santa Fe   El Paso, TX 79901


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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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