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“In 2010, firearm-related fatalities climbed to 61 (in the) line of duty deaths, 24 percent higher than in 2009 when 49 officers were killed…. For the second year in a row, officers continue to be shot in ambush style attacks. In 2010, twelve officers were killed in these vicious attacks accounting for 20 percent of all fatal shootings.”
Research Bulletin produced by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in conjunction with Concerns of Police Survivors.
“[In 2011] Of the 72 [Police] slayings, 23 were in arrest situations, 15 were ambushed, 11 were in traffic pursuits or stops, and nine were in tactical situations.”
Copyright 2012 Associated Press.
News Overview - SPPD Ambush-Dan King-Brian Wanschura KSTP.Com – 01/09/2013
Squad Video/Audio from SPPD Ambush-Dan King-Brian Wanschura MPR – 01/10/2013
“More Police Officers Die in Ambush Attacks” USA Today – 12/22/2011
“MO Deputy helping EMS crew killed in ambush” PoliceOne.com – 12/15/2012
”Bogus 911 Call from Suspect Lured Minneapolis Park Police into Ambush” Star Tribune – 08/22/2012
The Saint Paul Police Professional Development Institute (PDI) is co-sponsoring with Peak Performance Consulting a 3-day course in POLICE COUNTER-AMBUSH TACTICS. It is intended to prepare the participants to bring back what they learn to provide in-service training for their departments.
This course will teach Law Enforcement Officers various self-protection techniques and tactics to effectively deal with armed criminals or terrorists while in or near vehicles. Tactics to counter a static and/or moving ambush of officers on foot or while sitting will also be covered. Subjects covered are: the warrior mindset; case studies/lessons learned from past armed confrontations; countering static and moving ambush of police vehicles; countering static and moving ambush of officers on foot/sitting; aggressive counter-ambush techniques and tactics; defense tactics against mobs/groups; reacting to lethal threats while in vehicles; expedient armor for vehicles; proper use of vehicles for cover and concealment; and effective counter-ambush shooting from a moving/static vehicle (pistol, rifle, shotgun). The course will include approx. 8-hours of day and night shooting/movement exercises incorporating course techniques in a realistic training environment.
Peak Performance guarantees that each of their instructors is a recognized expert in the programs they teach, bringing relevant, up to date, and real-world experience to each and every class. Participating students will not only learn life-saving tactical concepts, but also their direct and immediate application in the field. Peak Performance encourages and demands that all instructors continue to improve their instruction capability and relevance through continued education, training, and real-world deployments. All of Peak Performance instructors are currently employed full-time in their respective fields and bring this expertise to their classes.
Day One-17 April:
0830 - 1200 In process/Classroom Instruction1200 – 1300 Lunch
Day Three-19 April:
0900 – 1200 Classroom Instruction
1200 – 1300 Lunch
1300 – 1330 Range Safety Brief/Load Magazines/Range Prep
1330 – 1630 Range Drills
1630 – 1700 Graduation
Each student is encouraged to bring a box lunch and water to the range. There will be time during the range to quickly eat something in between drills.
Any weapons optics used while on duty or training as desired
Any assigned Tactical gear
Pistol - 400 rounds required (750 rounds recommended)
Patrol Rifle -175 rounds required (300 rounds recommended)
Shotgun - 20 rounds
Rifle Sim Rounds - 100 - Force on Force ONLY .223 cal
Pistol Sim Rounds - 100 - Force on Force 9 mm