SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership I

SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership I

08aprAll Day12SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership I


april 8 (Monday) - 12 (Friday)(GMT-07:00)


9401 Lakewood Dr SW Lakewood, WA 98499

Event Details

Course Overview:
This course is also offered ONLINE.

This course is designed to expose police SWAT Team Commanders and Supervisors to contemporary SWAT issues, tactics and procedures. Topics include major incident debriefs; leadership issues, emotional intelligence, justifying SWAT; the use of SWAT Teams; SWAT standards and professionalism; contemporary SWAT issues and concerns; SWAT and the media; selection, training, discipline and removal of supervisors and team members; crisis negotiations considerations; tactical operation center considerations; operational planning; weapons and equipment selection; legal issues and considerations; critical incident management; barricade and hostage procedures; warrant service planning and procedures; and much more.

Registration Deadline – 3/8/2024

Course – #20240820

Prerequisites – Sworn full-time law enforcement personnel

Training Location – 9401 LAKEWOOD DR SW LAKEWOOD, WA 98499

Student Equipment – Please see preface for a detailed student equipment list.

Start Time – 0800

Co-host Point of Contact – Mike Wiley – MWILEY@CITYOFLAKEWOOD.US

Nearest Airport – Seattle-Tacoma International

Hotel Suggestions
Fairfield Inn and Suites
1515 Wilmington Dr
Dupont, WA 98327
Phone: (360) 334-3314




Cancellation Policy:
Due to limited seating, we request that you cancel at least 30 days before a scheduled class start date. This gives us the opportunity to find a replacement for your seat.

  • Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance of the course start date will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations made 7 – 29 days in advance will receive a full refund less a $150 processing fee.
  • Cancellations made less than 7 days in advance will NOT receive a refund.
  • Substitutions are acceptable at any time.
  • No refunds will be given for no shows.

Co-Hosted By

Lakewood Police Department


NTOA Individuals Members: $724.00 | Non-Member (includes 1-year individual membership) Online: $779.00

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