When

Monday, May 4, 2020 at 7:00 AM CDT
-to-
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 4:30 PM CDT

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Where

St. Paul Police Richard Rowan Training Facility 
600 Lafayette Rd North
St. Paul, MN 55130
 

 
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Contact

Sgt. Justin Miller 
St Paul Police Department's Professional Development Institute 
6512665416 
justin.miller@ci.stpaul.mn.us 
 

Basic SWAT Operator Course 

The Saint Paul Police Department Professional Development Institute (PDI) is offering the SWAT Basic Operator course. 

This 5-day course is designed for the entry-level SWAT operator. This course will include but not be limited to:

  • Basic firearms operations
  • Pistol and rifle (or smg) skills
  • Pre-scouting locations
  • Wooded and field searches
  • Dynamic entry
  • Slow searches
  • Breaching
  • Distraction devices
  • Chemical munitions
  • Decision-making
  • Hostage rescue
  • Critical thinking
  • Documentation and SWAT-specific report writing

**PRE-REQUISITE COURSE

All attendees must have completed the Basic SWAT Firearms Prep Course (April 6th, 2020).

DAY ONE

Day one will be an 0700 start and will begin with a 1.5 mile run and obstacle course. All attendees should show up in PT gear/clothing. All attendees must complete the 1.5 mile run in less than 16 minutes. The obstacle course must be completed in less than 5 minutes. Attendees MUST pass both to continue with the course. There are no exceptions to this requirement.

DAY FIVE

There will be a distance run held on the final day of this course.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

Attendees should bring all their issued SWAT gear to include:

  • Tactical body armor
  • Helmet
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing/Ear protection
  • Gloves
  • Holsters
  • Slings
  • Gas mask
  • Rain gear
  • Assigned pistol
  • Assigned rifle or smg
  • Breaching shotgun
  • Radio/communication devices
  • 9mm marking pistol
  • .223 marking rifle or smg
  • 200 rounds of practice ammo for pistol
  • 500 rounds of practice ammo for rifle or smg
  • 100 Force on Force 9mm marking rounds
  • 400 rifle or smg Force on Force .223 marking rounds
  • Complete set of BDUs
  • PT gear to include running shoes

COST

$800.00 per person   / 3 or More Reduced Rate: $750.00 per person

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