Patrol Tactics Instructor
This is an 80-hour comprehensive patrol tactics course designed to promote safe and effective tactics typically required on a daily basis for LEO. This course is the prerequisite for all other advanced/unusual occurrence tactics classes. As such, this class contains instructional delivery specific to the course content and not general instructional concepts.
Within this class, the participant learns the components of Basic Patrol Tactics and technique application, instruction and testing. The core tactics involve structure clearing, low/high risk vehicle stops, MIDD, and DV calls. Emphasis is placed on single and double officer tactics, assessment and planning skills, specific and proper means of instruction, and theoretical background to analyze and develop agency specific programs to serve as a basis for subsequent unusual occurrences and extreme risk tactics classes.
Specific areas covered in this course:
- Patrol tactics and techniques
- Mindset and effects on perception
- Scenario construction and safe effective class conduct
- Use of video recording during teaching and testing
- Human performance and learning as they relate to skill instruction and testing
- Components of learning goals and performance objectives and the appropriate use of each
- The PADDIE process and basic concepts of program development and implementation
This class covers material beyond the material provided in FTO/PTO class and is a highly recommended for both veteran and new FTO/PTO's.
To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you via our Learning Management System (LMS).
Upcoming classes are listed below. Registration does not guarantee acceptance into the class. Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class; those accepted into the class will receive a notification at that time
Who can attend our classes?Class is only open to active law enforcement officers. It is strongly encouraged that officers meet the suggested prerequisites.
- Fully equipped duty belt and inert-firearm carried on duty
- Camera or Video Recorder
- Lap top recommended
Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.
Visitors not wearing agency identification will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.
RegulationRecertification is required every three years. The recertification course is number 2191.
Classes will be held 0800 – 1700 Monday through Friday.
Dates and locations will vary by session.
Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your registration.
$700 no show or late cancellation fee.