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Crowd Management for Soft Squads

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  • November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This 4.5-day (40 hours) agency instructor level certification program is designed to train and certify departmental instructors in Crowd Management for Line Officers for law enforcement agencies. This course is designed to assist agencies in planning and use of Riot Response Squads. This course primarily focuses on the initial phases of small or large disturbances in your jurisdiction, showing the most effective response when using formations, aerosols, and batons. We will address the use of mini teams, different non-lethal weapon options, contingency plans, logistics and equipment needed teams and multiple officer control tactics, and protection of departments from costly litigation issues. This is a physically demanding program! Upon completion you receive 3 Basic Instructor Certifications for; Chemical Aerosol Projectors, Impact Weapons and Crowd Management for Soft Squads.

Topics covered in the program include:
• First line riot response gear selection
• Squad formations and commands
• Pre-screening selection for personnel
• Movement and unity drills for squads
• How to establish riot response squads
• Riot shield deployment techniques
• Contingency planning and operations
• Multiple officer control techniques
• Snatch and grab teams
• Containment teams & shotgun squads
• The use of the protective mask & deployment
• Aerosol deployment and selection
• Impact weapon deployment and selection
• Integrated use of force options
• Ground stabilization tactics
• Individual officer responsibilities
Equipment Required: Assigned department duty gear used for responding to riots to include holster, pistol, impact weapon, handcuffs with key. Helmet with drop shield, protective equipment, body armor, gas mask and riot shield.

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