HOSTAGE RESCUE OPERATIONS

 

COURSE OVERVIEW:

This course is designed to expose SWAT & tactical teams to the dynamics of hostage rescue operations. Course focuses on, hostage rescue concepts, the deployment and management of personnel, deliberate and crisis entry tactics and team movement.

  

TOPICS & INSTRUCTION TO BE COVERED:

  • Breaching methods
  • Contingency planning
  • Command and control
  • Deployment of deliberate/crisis teams
  • Development of a deliberate/crisis rescue plan
  • Equipment issues
  • Empowerment of the SWAT operator
  • Execution options
  • HRT mindset
  • Immediate deployment options
  • Intelligence gathering
  • Interior movement
  • Medical Support
  • Planning
  • Snipers
  • Time and personnel management
  • Use of stealth probes
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