This course is designed to provide law enforcement first responders assigned to a supervisory/leadership role as well as tactical operators/supervisors with the tools and techniques to make informed and effective decisions during critical incidents. Instruction will include techniques for identifying important characteristics in a developing incident, recognizing factors that influence the event, establishing priorities, and taking action to prevent escalation, promote de-escalation, and begin intervention toward a successful resolution. The course is instructed by tenured patrol/field supervisors with significant tactical experience who will share their leadership experiences related to critical incident management to help officers and supervisors successfully resolve incidents in the field environment.
Critical Incident Leadership for Field Supervisors is POST-approved as a Plan N/A course.
- Students are required to bring a laptop computer that has the ability to connect to a projector. There are tactical exercises during the course which require PowerPoint and students need to have access to that software.
- Students are required to bring a hard copy of their agency’s policies and procedures/guidelines for SWAT.
COURSE INSTRUCTORS: Tenured patrol/field supervisors with significant tactical experience will share their leadership experiences related to critical incident management to help officers and supervisors successfully resolve incidents in the field environment.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The course is designed for watch commanders, patrol supervisors, experienced officers, supervisors of specialized units, or anyone else who wants to increase their knowledge on tactics and techniques applicable to rapidly evolving critical events.