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SWAT COMMAND COURSE ***Location Change

Date: 8/27/2012-8/31/2012
TTPOA Member Tuition: $400.00
Non-TTPOA Member Tuition: $450.00
Location: Garland, Region 7 Instructor(s): Lt. Fred Curry/ Lt. Bob Owens
Contact Info: Dan Colasanto, 972 205 - 2024
Course Details:
The TTPOA along with the the Garland Police Department are proud to host the SWAT Command Course in Garland, Texas on Aug 27 - 31 2012.

Course will begin Monday@ 0800 at the Garland Fire Training Facility located at 1500 E. SH66, Garland,Texas. Classroom 417

This course is designed to expose SWAT Team commanders and supervisors to contemporary SWAT issues, tactics,and procedures.

Lt. Fred Curry has 25 years of SWAT Experience. He served as a SWAT team member to include Team Leader from 1986 - 1995. He served as theSWAT Team Commander from 1995 - 2011. He has over 4,000 hours of tactical training.

Lt. Bob Owens has served with 38 years with Dallas PD. He has served 4 tours of duty with DPD SWAT as an Operator, Team Leader, Sergeant, and Unit Commander. He has supervised and commanded thousands of operations in hs 20 year service with DPD SWAT.
Course Topics:
Course topics include:
Selection, retention, testing
Tactical Operations center
Tactical Force options
High Risk Warrant Service and planning
Legal issues
Incident Reviews 
This course is designed for SWAT Supervisors and/or Commanders.
Required Equipment
Note taking materials.
Payment Instructions/Host Hotel Information:

The fee for the course is $400 for TTPOA members and $450 for non-members. All fees are due by August 20, 2012. There will be no refunds for cancellations after August 20, 2012. Class size is limited. Make checks payable to the TTPOA. Mail registration forms and checks to - Garland Police Department 1891 Forest Lane, Garland,TX 75042 Attn: Lt. Dan Colasanto. To register, contact TTPOA Region 7 Director Dan Colasanto 972-205-2024 or e-mail at colasant@garlandtx.gov .

This course will be conducted at 1891 Forest Lane Garland, TX. Students will be required to provide transportation to the site for themselves and their gear. Class will start at 0800hrs  August 27,  2012.

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Place Dallas/Garland

5101 North President George Bush Highway
Garland, TX 75040, USA
Phone: +1 972 414 3500 Fax: +1 972 414 3550

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