Building Searing / Room Clearing 10-4-20
Building Searching/Room Clearing Class
As a first responder in most building searches, this course is designed to instruct patrol officers in basic tactical movement techniques developed by SWAT teams. Officers will learn firsthand the team concept approach to successfully clear different structures. Officers will be taught techniques that can be employed individually or in teams. Topics discussed include weapon management, building approach and search techniques, room softening and room clearing, and negotiating danger areas such as stairwells, doorways, hallways, and basements. Tactics and techniques learned should be applied in everyday work. Strong emphasis will be placed on covering angles, maintaining 360-degree security, tactics, communications, basic team leader development, and teamwork.
- Body armor
- Duty belt without handgun (no magazines or live ammunition permitted)
- Handheld flashlight with extra batteries
- Duty Footwear
- Lunch & fluids