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The TTPOA announces that we will conduct a five-day (60-hour) BASIC SWAT SCHOOL in Garland (Dallas/Fort Worth area), Texas. This school will be taught by the Dallas/Fort Worth area SWAT Training Consortium consisting of trainers from the Dallas, Irving, and Garland Police Departments. The training cadre consists of experienced and recognized SWAT trainers from the listed departments in a consortium formed to address SWAT training in Texas.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/2/2020 to 3/6/2020
When: Monday, March 2, 2020
7:00 AM
Where: Garland PD
1891 Forest Ln
Garland, Texas 
United States
Contact: Brandon. Hernandez


Online registration is available until: 3/2/2020
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Course Details

The TTPOA announces that we will conduct a five-day (60-hour) BASIC SWAT SCHOOL in Garland (Dallas/Fort Worth area), Texas. This school will be taught by the Dallas/Fort Worth area SWAT Training Consortium consisting of trainers from the Dallas, Irving, and Garland Police Departments.  The training cadre consists of experienced and recognized SWAT trainers from the listed departments in a consortium formed to address SWAT training in Texas. 

Class will start at 0700hrs on Monday 3/02/20 at the Garland Police Department, 1891 Forest Lane Garland, Texas 75042. Students should show up for class in PT gear --bring BDUs to change after the test.  You will be required to provide transportation for you and your gear to different training sites in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Course Topics

This class will focus on the basic understanding of SWAT operations, including: SWAT history, liability issues, physical fitness/wellness, SWAT equipment/weapons selection, intelligence gathering, rapid deployment/rapid rescue, barricaded persons, hazardous warrants, emotionally disturbed persons, vehicle assaults, less-than-lethal applications, noise-flash diversionary devices, and chemical agents. This class will require physical exertion and many hours of practical exercises at various venue sites in the Dallas/Fort Worth. 

Prerequisites

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

There will be a pass/fail physical assessment the morning of the first day of class. Students should show up for class in PT gear --bring BDUs to change after.

Students failing the physical assessment will not be allowed to stay in the class. The PT test is the Cooper "Single Cut-Point" standard: 1.5 mile run in 16:28, 300 meter run in 1:11, 25 push-ups in 1 Minute, 29 sit-ups in 1 minute.



Required Equipment

All normal tactical equipment including, BDU or other similar tactical uniform, PT clothing, body armor, load-bearing vest or web-gear, eye and ear protection, gas mask, handgun and/or shoulder fired weapon (400 Rounds Rifle/400 Rounds Pistol). Please bring Simunitions safety equipment and 50 Simunition rounds. This course will be instructed at various sites in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  You must be able to provide transportation for yourself and your equipment to these locations (to be named later). 

Payment Instructions/Host Hotel Information

The fee for the course is $400.00.   Credit card payment is strongly recommended.  Inquiries regarding the course, payment or other questions can be directed to hernandezb@garlandtx.gov.   

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Place Dallas/Garland

5101 North President George Bush Highway 

GarlandTX 75040USA

Phone+1 972 414 3500 Fax+1 972 414 3550

 

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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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