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The TTPOA in partnership with the El Paso Police Department will be hosting a 70 hour Basic SWAT School.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/7/2020 to 10/13/2020
When: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
7:00 AM
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El Paso, TX
2300 Scenic Dr.
El Paso, Texas  79930
United States
Contact: Ken Law

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Course Details:

Students should show up for Day 1 in PT gear. BDU’s will be the uniform for the remainder of the course after completion of the the PT assessment. Attendees will be required to provide transportation in and around the El Paso area.


This course will focus on the basic understanding of SWAT operations, including: history of SWAT, team organization and structure, case study, liability, physical fitness, SWAT equipment, Intel gathering, mission planning, command post operations, and entry/ movement methods. Introduction to breaching, and training with firearms, chemical agents, specialty impact munitions, and noise flash diversionary devices will also be included.

This course consists of some classroom instruction but mostly practical applications. 



Students must be a certified peace officer or active duty 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 the morning of the first day. The PT assessment will be based on the Cooper “Single Cut Point” standard 1.5 mile run (under 16:28), 300 meter run (under 1:11), 25 push ups within one minute, 29 sit ups within one minute.

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


Required Equipment:

All normal tactical equipment including, BDU or other similar tactical uniform, tactical boots, PT clothing and running shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, helmet, tactical vest/body armor, chemical agent mask, eye and hearing protections, pistol with 3 magazines, rifle with 3 magazines, weapons mounted lights and/or flashlight, and note-taking material.



Pistol 400 rounds / Rifle 400 rounds.

Please bring Simunitions equipment that you may have access to including safety gear, pistols and or rifles/conversion kits and 50 rounds of Simunition ammo.

Please bring a noise flash diversionary device and a re-load if you access to one and/or both.

If access to Simunition and NFDDs are an issue please advise in advance. 


Additional preferred equipment: Hat, sunscreen, plenty of hydration


Payment Instructions:

Registration must be completed on-line at https://www.ttpoa.org/events/event_list.asp

Payment must be received by September 30, 2020. No refunds will be given after this date

The fee for this course is $400. Class size is limited and all registration must be completed online. We recommend all payments be completed online during the registration process.

Credit card payment is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Inquiries regarding the course, payment or other questions can be directed to Ken Law at kenlttpoa@gmail.com

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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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