Tactical Command Program


The OpTac International Tactical Command Program, hosted by the Lafayette Police Department, will be held June 23-25, 2020 in Lafayette, Indiana.
This program provides attendees with realistic guidelines and practical exercises to prepare for and enhance their command of Special Weapons and Tactics teams. Classroom presentations and tabletop exercises provide a detailed understanding of raid planning and execution, command post operations, legal and ethical decision-making, critical incident management, SWAT fitness, and tactical applications on emergency response operations. An emphasis is placed on the relationship between the selection and training requirements of tactical team personnel, and department liability. The cost to attend the OpTac International Tactical Command Program is $599 per person. There is limited space available, therefore, paid reservations are accepted on a priority basis.

Subject Areas:
Overview of emergency response operations
Critical incident management
Legal and ethical decision-making
Legal updates
Liability concerns for command staff personnel
Operating a tactical command post
Selection of SWAT team personnel
SWAT team training concerns and requirements
Physical standards for SWAT team personnel
Raid planning and execution
Interactive tabletop exercises