Training Name: Tactical Team Response to Active Threat Course
Course Name: OTOA Tactical Team Response to Active Threats - 23CPT063
Dates: 04/12/2023 - 04/13/2023
Venue: Mercy Health Police Department Training Facility
Youngstown, Ohio 44512
Price: $600
Instructors: Tony Castillo
John Elberty
Shawn Combs
Jerrod Fraley
Course Description:

This course is restricted to OPOTC-certified peace officers and troopers who are assigned full- or part-time to an Ohio law enforcement tactical team.

Training Description:

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Tuition for this course is 100% reimbursed to your agency through the AG's office Ohio School Safety Grant Program.

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Schedule This Training for Your Team

Email OTOA Training or call Tony Castillo, TTRAT course coordinator, at (419) 787-7098.

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About the Course The OTOA Tactical Team Response to Active Threats 16-hour course equips tactical teams to effectively manage active threat situations, primarily focusing on saving lives. This distinctive program merges evidence-driven principles with hands-on tactics, concentrating on critical decision-making, the lawful use of force, and de-escalation strategies, all while comprehensively addressing human behavior under extreme stress.

Participants will gain insights into the psychological aspects of stress, the Constitutional Use of Force, and collaboration techniques with other officers. This will culminate in practical, reality-based scenarios that solidify the application of these skills for real-world readiness.

Eligibility OPOTC-certified peace officers, deputies, and troopers who are assigned full or part-time to a law enforcement agency tactical team. Tactical Medics (TEMS) are also eligible if OPOTC certified.

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Class Schedule

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

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Lodging, Travel and Food

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


Need to get this training close to home? 

Email OTOA Training or call Tony Castillo, OTOA Active Threat course coordinator, at (419) 787-7098.


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.