Building Search Tactics
Number: 653
MemberFee: No Fee for Member Agencies
Contact: 309-268-8430 or mtu8training@heartland.edu

This course is designed for patrol officers. Whether the call is for an alarm, a cold burglary, or a hostage scenario, building search tactics are very similar. This course will provide officers an opportunity to learn and practice tactics in order to safely and tactically search a building.
Attendees will participate in scenarios involving solo, two man and four man searches.

Course Goals:
• Better understand tactical decision making
• Show proficiency in solo officer search skills
• Show proficiency in two man search skills
• Improve weapons handling during searches
• Improve handheld/weapon light use
• Assessing and properly engaging targets
• Post contact handling of suspects
Required student equipment:
• Eye Protection
• Duty Belt
• Vest
• Pistol with Magazine
** Certificate of Insurance is required from each participating agency prior to class.
** The maximum number of students for this course is 10.

Instructor & Location Date/Time
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.