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Multiple Assault Counter Terrorist Action Capabilities (MACTAC) / Urban Tactics Instructor Course

  • 3 Sep 2024
  • 09:00
  • 6 Sep 2024
  • 17:00
  • Ottawa, IL
  • 6


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The Illinois Tactical Officers Association, MTU 7 and the Peru Police Department are pleased to offer this dynamic instructor training & certification opportunity:


Ottawa, IL

September 3-4-5-6, 2024   9am- 5pm   


This 4 day, 32-hour instructor course has been designed to train Police Officers as instructors to teach MACTAC / Urban Tactics skill sets. The focus of the course is to teach attendees specialized tactical patrol skills that can be employed when officers are faced with heavily armed, violent offenders in an urban environment. The emphasis of this course will be the swift and immediate deployment of law enforcement resources when the situation requires immediate action against armed offenders, be they a lone wolf, a pair, a group or multiple groups of armed offenders. The course will highlight the MACTAC (Multiple Assault Counter Terrorist Action Capabilities) techniques, tactics and curriculum.


  • This course is open to all sworn police officers – preferably those with teaching / instructing experience.
  • Course participants should have a basic knowledge of rapid deployment tactics and instruction techniques.
  • Course participants should be physically capable of operating in physically challenging situations, and will be required to run, sprint, kneel, crawl, negotiate simple obstacles and perform police tactical skills.  If an officer is physically incapable of performing these physical tasks, please do not register them to attend.

The course requires every attendee to be equipped with a converted patrol rifle and pistol that shoot marking cartridges.  A limited supply of converted pistols and AR15 drop in bolts will be available for those that do not have their own converted weapons. Please contact ITOA President Ed Mohn ( if you need to make arrangements to borrow ITOA rifle conversion kits and/or Glock 17T pistols.

Officers are required to have converted weapons and supply their own marking ammunition. Officers must have a minimum of 300 marking rounds (any color).  Officers should also bring protective mask and neck protection if available. ITOA can supply protective gear. Acceptable marking rounds include: 9mm & .223 UTM, Simunition & Force-on-Force Brands. Paint Ball systems & rounds may NOT be utilized in this course. 


  • ITOA Members: $715.00
  • Non-Members: $755.00 - includes a one year ITOA membership (select the non-member rate when registering and we will activate your membership)


The course will start on Tuesday September 3, 2024 9am at the Peru Police Department Training Room: 2650 Peoria Street, Peru IL. 61354. After a few hours in the classroom, the class will transition to tactical, hands-on realistic scenario-based training at the Marseilles National Guard Bases MOUT site for the remainder of the course: 1700 Army Rd. Marseilles, IL. 61341

Food, Lodging, Travel and the equipment noted above are the responsibility of each attending student. For those needing to stay in the area – the course recommended hotel is the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Ottawa: 2850 Columbus Street, Ottawa IL.


The instructors for this course are all Illinois Active Threat Master Instructors and include:

  • ITOA President & Director of Training Ed Mohn. A Military & SWAT Veteran, Ed assembled the working group who developed the MACTAC series of courses and has led the ITOA MACTAC training efforts since 2011.
  • ITOA Vice President, Marine Corps Combat Veteran & SWAT Team Leader Rickey Smith.
  • SWAT Team Entry Team ATL & US Army Special Forces Combat Veteran Adam Plawer.

Registering for someone other than yourself? Contact for assistance.     


This is an opportunity for tactical officers to gather together to compare ideas and experiences. Through education and networking, it was hoped that high-risk operations requiring the use of a tactical team would be made safer.

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