Educational Partner Brief
The Illinois Tactical Officers Association In Cooperation with the Libertyville Police Department is pleased to provide this dynamic training opportunity:
BALLISTIC SHIELD INSTRUCTOR COURSE
July 24-25-26, 2021 9am-5pm
This 24-hour basic Ballistic Shield Instructors Course is designed and presented for Firearms / Tactical Instructors to provide all of the tactical skill sets, printed material and training outlines required to teach and certify patrol officers to deploy and utilize a hand-held ballistic shield. This course focuses on the ballistic shield and related equipment, training and operational considerations when deploying the shield during law enforcement patrol functions. Topics covered include: Stances, Movement, Reload/Malfunction Drills, live fire, basic CQB, perimeter operations, arrest team strategies, building searches and other high-risk patrol operations. The course requires student instructors to learn, practice and demonstrate proficiency in the critical individual and team skill sets required to become certified as a shield operator and also teach those skills sets to patrol officers.
METHODS OF EVALUATION: Students will be evaluated by taking a written test, participation in practical exercises and reality-based training scenarios with converted weapons & marking cartridges.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION: This course will be conducted utilizing the following methods of instruction:
Registration: Register at http://itoa.org.
After completing a registration form and providing payment, you will receive a confirmation email with course requirements and day one reporting instructions.
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