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Street Counter Ambush and Maneuvers Course

October 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm MDT


Hosted by Hammond Police Department, IN – Tactical Options Vehicles Counter Ambush and Maneuvers Course is a 20-hour program designed to enhance a Law Enforcement Officer’s and/or tactical team on advanced critical counter-threat engagement criteria and tactical skills. LEO’s throughout the USA are increasingly becoming exposed to unexpected threats with more deliberate deadly intents. The requirement to understand principles, fundamentals, and efficiency techniques in deadly street encounters is becoming an even more crucial capability for officers to train and prepare for. Not just as a readiness status, but execution to reduce threats in aggressive and accountable means to ensure survivability. 

Students will go through progressive and safe building stages that will increase knowledge and skills on everyday readiness. Students will develop and execute capabilities to manipulate and engage targets in confined spaces of vehicles, perform various maneuvers on a series of threat contingencies, and know-how to maximize usage of cover in immediate close deadly street encounters. Students will leave with enhanced vehicle/barricade knowledge on offensive and defensive tactics, situational assessment and execution, communication, and counter-maneuver tactics with multiple officers. Skillsets and tactics will be validated through multiple safe live fire stages. NOTE: Law Enforcement and Military Only

Course Objectives:

  • Equipment vehicle set up, mission essential equipment sop development, and employment techniques. thoughts for everyday readiness 
  • Vehicle engagement methodologies and various counter-ambush tactics
  • Weapon transition, magazine changes / tac-mag reload weapon dynamic safe handling techniques
  • Barricade/vehicle shooting positions and engagement methods: rollover prone, bend-over prone, kneeling, crouching, confined space fundamental application
  • Multiple target acquisition and threat reduction methods
  • Ballistic impacts on glass and vehicle body penetration familiarization: offensive vs defensive
  • Situational assessment requiring immediate threat reductions methods on multiple high percentages and low percentage targets
  • Vehicular engagement maneuvers and counter-engagement techniques
  • Single, two-man, four-man maneuver drills, procedural flows, and live fires
  • Weapons malfunctions drills, clearance procedures, and threat reduction follow-through
  • 3-dimensional threat criteria and problem-solving
  • Deliberate and methodical vehicle / dead space clearance procedures vs hasty maneuvers: individual to multi-officer
  • Precision fire and maneuver TTPs and communication techniques: individual / collective duties and responsibilities
  • Immediate action drills (IAD) individual / collective: multi-angle high percentage / low percentage shot placement, linear – 360-degree vehicle IAD drills, communication pro word actions, and execution methods
  • Live fire counter-ambush execution and clearing into the unknown: individual to team movement procedures, danger zone penetration condition set, split lane procedural flows, shoot / no-shoot identification, communication methods, low percentage engagements
  • Care under fire (limited): individual / collective application, covering methods under stress while evacuating a casualty, down officer response procedures 
  • Focal cognitive drills

Round Count:

  • 600 Carbine
  • 400 Pistol Rounds


$500.00 – Hurry! One week only special pricing!

Required Equipment: 

  • Duty carbine with a sling and zeroed optic
  • Duty Pistol with holster
  • Clear ballistic wrap-around eye protection (Oakley m-frames or similar are most recommended)
  • Hearing protection (electronic noise canceling most recommended)
  • Duty belt and/or tac-belt
  • Carbine magazine chest rig, armor carrier (optional)
  • Body armor/shooter kit / tac-vest with plates
  • Ballistic helmet
  • Pistol holster: drop leg, OWB, or chest rig (must have retention system) (Serpa holsters not allowed)
  • Minimum 3 carbine and 3 pistol magazines 
  • Spare batteries on mounted optics for either or both pistol and carbine (recommend spare batteries are brought. none will be provided)
  • Weapon lubricant and cleaning kit
  • Folding or camping chair (optional)
  • Water and snacks

Note: Contact instructor on any questions you may have about additional items not listed or not listed 


October 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am MDT
October 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm MDT
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Jonas Polson
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Hammond Police Department
509 Douglas Street
Hammond, IN 46320
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