Tactical Team Leader

To host this training, email training@otoa.org

The Tactical Team Leader course exposes current and future SWAT team commanders, team leaders, crisis negotiators, patrol and detective supervisors, administrators, and road patrol officers to contemporary critical incident response issues, tactics, and procedures.

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The focus of this training will be on pre-incident training, planning, organizing, and the tactical decision-making process used in resolving high-risk operations.

Also included in the curriculum is an overview of National SWAT Standards and critical incident reviews.

Practical applications will include scouting and planning warrants, small team planning, tactics to resolve critical incidents, and reviewing tactical incidents and videos.

Attendees will participate in group discussions, write operations orders, develop training plans, and critique and evaluate tactics and decisions based on a principal-based SWAT and patrol response decision-making process. 

Class starts at 8:00 AM, and the training days are eight hours long.


Business casual

Lodging, Travel and Food:

The course cost does not include ammunition, lodging, transportation, and food.

Any tactic, technique, or technology covered at any OTOA advanced training or annual training conference MUST be applied in compliance with the United States Constitution, the Ohio Revised Code, and the rules and regulations of an attendee’s employing law enforcement agency.