2016 LAW ENFORCEMENT TACTICAL TEAM TRAINING (CRT/SRT/SWAT)


Crater Criminal Justice Academy is excited to announce a series of tactical training courses to be presented in modules during 2017.


The goal of this series of courses is to provide tactical training for all the basic functions of a police tactical team at the local level at an affordable cost for member agencies.


Non-member agencies are also welcome to participate in this training. These courses are physically and intellectually challenging. A comprehensive written exam will be administered at the conclusion of each course.


All consumable “less than lethal” munitions are also included for courses. All tactical classes will be presented at the CCJA campus.


SWAT Operator I


Length :        12 Days


Dates:            Module A, January 9 – 14, 2017

                        Module B, February 6 – 11, 2017

                        Must attend both modules to complete this course

Who should attend:  Officers who are newly assigned to a SWAT/tactical team or experienced SWAT/tactical officers who wish to refine their skills. 

Course Goal:  This course prepares officers to participate in high risk warrant services, armed barricaded person operations, hostage rescue incidents and active shooter situations.  Officers who complete this course will also be able to function as a breacher on tactical operations.



SWAT Operator II


Length: 7 days

Dates:  November 6 – 12, 2017                    

Who should attend:  Officers who have completed the CCJTA SWAT Operator I or any basic SWAT/tactical officers course. 

Course Goal:  This course prepares officers to participate in high risk manhunts, rural surveillance details and patrolling operations.



SWAT Commander


Length:             6 days (two 3 day modules)

Dates:              Module A, May 17-20, 2017               Module B, June 7-9, 2017

                       Must attend both modules to complete this course

Who should attend:  SWAT/Tactical officers who have or anticipate having supervisory or command responsibilities on a tactical team.  Experienced SWAT/tactical commanders and team leaders who wish to refine their skills.

Course Goal:  This course prepares tactical officers to function as a team leader or commander on a SWAT/tactical team.  It is presented in two modules; students will be given coursework to complete between modules. 

SWAT Sniper


Length: 6 days

Dates:  October 9-14, 2017               

Who should attend:  Officers who are newly assigned to perform precision marksman/sniper operations and experience snipers who wish to refine their skills. 

Course Goal:  This course prepares tactical officers to function as a sniper on tactical operations.




Tactical Training

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