This Critical Incident Leadership for Patrol Operations / Patrol Supervisor Response to Critical Incidents is designed to prepare the Patrol Officer and Supervisor to take on a leadership role during critical incidents before the arrival of specialized tactical units, promoting an organized and professional tactical patrol response.
Topics covered will include small unit leadership, decision-making models, assessing and applying patrol equipment, a condensed Incident Command System, enhancing patrol training, and lessons learned through reviewing actual patrol responses to armed suspects.
Students will work through scenarios in a tabletop environment throughout the course, identifying and solving problems associated with responding to critical incidents.
First-line supervisors, Patrol Officers, and Patrol Personnel who may have to act as front-line supervisors.
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Registration/Check-in and Introduction
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Course Goal/Types of Critical Incidents Defined
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Tactical Considerations and Decision-Making Models (PoL/PIETO)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Leadership Principles
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Legal and Policy Issues Applied to Decision Making
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: The 9 Operational Tenet’s – Scenario
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: The Role of Training in Critical Incident Response
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Streamlined Incident Management – Scenario
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Conclusion and Q & A Period/OTOA Training Opportunities
** All times are approximate. Additional scenarios may be infused if time allows.