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The TTPOA in partnership with the Waco Police Department is proud to host a Basic SWAT Course May 24-29, 2020.

11/3/2019 to 11/8/2019
When: 05-24-20/ 05-29-20
Where: WACO Police Range
7801 Steinbeck
Waco, Texas  76708
United States
Contact: Sgt. DJ Adams

Online registration is available until: 5/19/2020
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2020 TTPOA Basic SWAT School


Course Details:


The TTPOA in conjuction with the Waco Police Department SWAT team will conduct a six day (60 hour TCOLE credit) Basic SWAT school in Waco Texas May 24-29, 2020.  The class will be taught by a cadre of Waco PD SWAT.  The class will start at 0900 on Sunday May 24, 2019 at the Waco PD Range.  Students will need to provide transportation to and from different training sites in and around the Waco area.


Course Topics:


This class will focus on the basic understanding of SWAT operations, including: History of SWAT, team organization and structure, case study and liability, command post operations, marksmanship responsibilities, entries, warrant and tactical planning, introduction to breaching, firearms, chemical agents, less-lethal options.  This class will be hands on and will require physical exertion and many hours of practical exercises at various venues in and around the Brownsville area.




Students mus be a certified peace officer, active military personnel or assigned as a Tactical Medic 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 the morning of the first day of class.  The PT test will consist of The Cooper test with a 60 percentile of your calculated age. 


Students who fail the PT assessment WILL NOT be allowed to remain in the class and WILL NOT be refunded their tuition.


Required Equipment


BDU or other similar uniform, tactical boots, PT gear and running shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, helmet, tactical vest, gas mask, body armor, eye and ear protection, pistol w/3 magazines, rifle w/3 magazines, pen and paper for note taking, 500 pistol rounds, 500 rifle rounds


Force on Force exercises will be conducted so you will need a SIM pistol and a blue bolt for your rifle.  (Waco PD SWAT and TTPOA will  have SOME to loan out but may not have enough for everyone.  student must provide 40 rounds of marking cartridge rounds for pistol and rifle as well.


snacks, water and bug spray is highly recommended.


Payment Instruction:


The fee for this course is $400 for TTPOA and Non TTPOA members.  Payment by credit card is highly recommended.  If paying by check, make checks payable to TTPOA and send them to PO Box 6888, Kingwood, Texas 77325


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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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