Patrol Based Hostage Rescue
Understanding that volatile situations are not the sole responsibility of tactical units, this course is designed for patrol officers who may be called upon to respond to a hostage situation. The goal is to provide officers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully resolve a hostage situation at the non-SWAT team level.
Through a combination of classroom instruction and practical exercises, participants will learn about the dynamics of hostage situations, the importance of effective communication, and the tactics and techniques used in hostage rescue.
The course will cover topics such as risk assessment, team organization and deployment, negotiation techniques, and rescue procedures. Participants will also learn how to work effectively with other agencies, such as crisis negotiators and tactical teams, to coordinate a successful resolution.
This training is critical for patrol officers who may be the first responders to a hostage situation. By gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to respond effectively, officers will be better equipped to protect the public, the hostages, and themselves.
Overall, this course will provide participants with the tools and strategies needed to successfully resolve a hostage situation at the non-SWAT team level and will help officers build confidence and competence in their response to critical incidents.
- Patrol based gear
- Duty pistol w/3 magazines
- 200 rounds pistol
- Duty rifle w/3 magazines (optional)
- Minimum 50 rounds rifle (non-green tip)
- Patrol based tactical equipment
- Tactical Shield and Breaching equipment if issued
Location: RDI Training Facility
980 Humble Camp Rd
Pleasanton, TX 78064
*TCOLE Credit: 24 hours
*RDI is not a TCOLE Provider and Officers must report all training through their reporting agency