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Tactical School Resource Officer


Course Description:

This course teaches students how to address an active threat encounter as it relates to the day to day realities of a School Resource Officer. Students are taught tactics and techniques which are realistic and easily recallable under stress. Students will leave this course with a tactical foundation that enhances their capability in responding to an active threat incident. 

Course outline:

- Active Threat facts and trends

- Advanced patrol rifle and handgun techniques

- Public venue engagements and close quarters room clearing

- Deploying from and shooting around vehicles

- Tactical casualty care

- Active threat contact team fundamentals

- Active threat solo Officer response


Course duration:

4 Days





Payable by credit card, check, or money order on the day of the course, or by department PO. If an invoice and/or W-9 are needed, please feel free to ask. 


- Sworn LE or Military 

- Basic level of experience operating the AR/Patrol rifle platform. Officers should be capable of loading, unloading, clearing basic malfunctions and shooting their given platform out to 50 yards.

Required Equipment:

- AR-15/M4 Patrol Rifle based system - NOTE: Weapon should be zeroed before start of class


          3 magazines minimum 

- Handgun - preferably duty sidearm

          2 magazines minimum

- Eye and ear protection

- Appropriate support gear for all systems:

          Holster for handgun

          Magazine pouches for both pistol magazines and rifle magazines

- Plate carriers, helmets, and web gear are optional

- While Tactical Casualty Care equipment will be onsite during all training, Officers are strongly encouraged to bring a med   kit/IFAK with a tourniquet.


- 500 rounds of rifle ammo

- 300 rounds of pistol ammo 

- 100 Rounds marking cartridges with appropriate rifle conversion bolt OR simunition handgun. (See below)


This course utilizes marking cartridges against stationary (non role player) targets during certain evolutions in the course. For this component, students may utilize either a Simunition/UTM bolt conversion or they may utilize just a Simunition/UTM handgun with the appropriate marking ammunition. If a student or agency is unable to procure either of the above, both a bolt conversion and the needed ammo can be rented for an additional $50. This is payable by selecting the simunition rental option when purchasing on the website or it can be added to the invoice for department/agency purchase order.

Upcoming Dates:

July 9th - 10th, 2024 - 8am to 5pm

                - Somersworth, NH Police Department

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