COURSE:

 

Hostage Rescue Tactics



LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

 

The objective of this course is to provide the student with the theory, concepts, principles, tactics and requirements for the safe resolution of hostage taking incidents.

 

 

 

CONTENT:

 

  • Historical and contemporary hostage incidents are examined and discussed.

 

  • The "tactical combat fighting mindset" is examined and discussed.

 

  • The theory, principles, tactics, considerations and requirements of "Hostage Rescue Tactics" are examined and discussed.

 

  • Law enforcement management, philosophy, theory and politics, relative to high risk police incidents, are examined and discussed.

 

  • Areas of training, assessment, equipment and technology requirements are examined and discussed.

 

  • Tactics, concepts and principles for formations, movement, clearing and contact are provided, examined, discussed and exercised.

 

  • Emergency contact preparation is examined and discussed.

 

  • Diversions and distractions are examined and discussed.

 

  • Breaching is conducted, examined and discussed.

 

  • Vehicle, bus and train car take-down tactical action is examined, discussed and exercised.

 

  • Crisis site structures and types are examined and discussed.

 

  • Inter-agency operations are examined and discussed.

 

  • Crime scene considerations are examined and discussed.

 

  • Legal considerations are examined and discussed.

 

  • The aftermath of a hostage taking incident, relative to the responding law enforcement agencies and personnel, and the affected families and community is examined and discussed.

 

  • A practical proficiency assessment is established and conducted.

 

 

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

 

The student is required to successfully complete course work, research project, and final assessment for certification by the USTRMC.

 

Although it is not required, the USTRMC recommends that the student complete the USTRMC "Fundamental, Progressive and Contemporary Police SWAT Tactics" course prior to enrolling in this course.

 

 

 

LENGTH OF COURSE:

 

This course is sixteen (16) hours.

 

 

 

COST OF COURSE:

 

The cost of this course is $100.00 (one hundred dollars).

 

 

 

COURSE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT LINK:

 

PAYPAL

 

 

 

CONTACT:

 

e-mail:  sdintino@ustrmc.org

 

Telephone:  610-656-0176

 

Fax:  610-384-6385