Basic Tactics for Warrants

Course Description

This course focuses on the tactical techniques of search warrant service. Through demonstration and practical application, students utilize a high risk entry facility to practice entry, search and extraction techniques taught throughout the course from decision making through warrant execution. Students will also learn felony vehicle stops, undercover extractions and tactical team management.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Complete a felony vehicle stop utilizing vehicles and techniques learned in class.
  2. Plan and conduct a warrant service briefing for a consensual or dynamic entry for the purpose of searching for and finding a perpetrator to serve a warrant.
  3. Perform the functions and duties of a team leader during the course of a consensual entry and a dynamic entry, utilizing a team of seven to nine officers and entry equipment to search and extract one to three perpetrators from a building simulating living quarters, utilizing entry equipment, simunitions, a bunker and techniques learned in class.
  4. Perform the functions and duties of an entry team member to execute a warrant, search and extraction of one to three perpetrators from a building simulating living quarters, utilizing entry equipment, simunitions, a bunker and techniques learned in class in a time limit of no longer than five minutes.
  5. Properly utilize a bunker to lead a team utilizing simunitions through a building simulating living quarters in a search warrant entry under the threat of an armed perpetrator.
  6. Assume a tactical mindset as taught in class and utilize the principles in the decision making process during the course of warrant execution scenarios.

 

Course Length

4 days (32 hours)

Who May Attend This Course