ID-006-RESP - SWAT - Law Enforcement Tactical Operations for Terrorism Response (Basic Concepts and Tactics)Download the Basic SWAT Packet
The Preparedness of State and Local Law Enforcement officers is one of the major initiatives of the United States Department of Homeland Security. This Basic SWAT course provides law enforcement officers with proven tactics and techniques for first responders in a SWAT operation to include terrorist incidences.
The Government Training Institute announces the new Basic SWAT course curriculum that has been reviewed and approved by D.H.S.’s Office of Grants & Training. This allows states the opportunity to apply their DHS training grant funding toward student tuition, overtimes, meals lodging, and associated backfill cost of their SWAT officers to attend.
The Government Training Institute's Basic SWAT course covers 23 separate modules in a 7 day period. Students learn proven tactics, techniques and procedures for SWAT operations. Students learn SWAT operations specific to terrorist threats and current mission essential tasks utilized by SWAT teams across the nation. Students have daily performance evaluations as well as written exams throughout the course. The Basic SWAT course gives students instruction and practical application in the following tactical training: