Courses of Instruction

BASIC ENTRY TACTICAL OFFICER

  • May 4-9, 2014

Prerequisite: Patrol members; must be currently assigned to SWAT or sponsored by a Troop SWAT team.  There are no prerequisites for outside agencies.

Course Description: This course is designed to teach the student the fundamentals of operating within a tactical entry team.  During the course the student will learn:

Pre Raid Planning                                                       Deliberate and Dynamic Entry Techniques

Breaching Tools and Techniques                                Noise Flash Distraction Device Use

Less Lethal Options (12 gauge and 40mm)                Ballistic Shield Use

Team Movement                                                        Overcoming Obstacles 

Officer Down                                                              Training Safety

Tactical Handgun                                                        Tactical Rifle

This is a dynamic and fast paced, physically demanding class, with minimal down time and long hours.  There is a minimum expected class time of 62 hours during the week.  Training will be primarily conducted off campus, with some meals being in the field.  The training schedule is flexible based on the demands of the class.  However, training will be conducted regardless of the weather, so plan equipment and uniform needs accordingly.  A list of required and suggested equipment is available from the Academy upon request. 

Tuition/Registration Fees: Registration fees are due by the first day of class.  If fees are not paid in full prior to completion of class, certificates and continuing education hours will not be issued unless payment is received.

Cost:

  • $465 - tuition, meals, and lodging
  • $285 - tuition and meals

Continuing Education Hours:

  • To be determined

Mineral Area College Credit:

  • None
Coordinator:
  1. Corporal Jeff White
  2. 573-751-9942
  3. For questions concerning enrollment:
  4. Jeanette Ford
  5. 573-751-3626 or jeanette.ford@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Application For Training