SWAT Team Leader Development

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NTOA SWAT Team Leader Development

Course: 3896


Price Start Date Start Time Instructor Location


7/20/2020 - 7/24/2020 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

8 a.m. TBA Pearland Police Department
2555 Cullen
Pearland, TX 77581



This course is designed for law enforcement personnel who are responsible for deploying in the capacity as a SWAT Team Leader or as a supervisor who is responsible for the training and deployment of tactical teams. The focus of this training will be on pre-incident training, planning, organizing, and the tactical decision-making process used in the resolution of high-risk operations. Also included in the curriculum is an overview of SWAT training topics including selection and testing, training issues and liability, national SWAT standards and critical incident reviews. Practical applications will consist of scouting and planning warrants, small team planning, tactics used In the resolution of critical incidents, and the review of tactical incidents and videos. Attendees will participate in-group discussions, write operations orders, and develop training plans, plus critique and evaluate tactics and decisions based on a principle based SWAT decision-malting process.




NTOA Individual Members. $695


Non-Member (Includes 1-year Individual




6/20/2020      course # 20202630


Sworn full-time law enforcement personnel

Training Location:

Pearland Police Department 2555 Cullen Parkway Pearland, TX 77581




Student Equipment:

Law Enforcement 1. D., Laptop is helpful to the student, but not mandatory. (Student notebooks will be made available via Dropbox.), Business casual dress may be worn, SWAT call-out forms and briefing forms, After Action Report forms STUDENT RECOMMENDED READING LIST {STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING TO CLASS FOR DISCUSSION & REVIEW):“Leadership and Training for the Fight: A Few Thoughts on Leadership and Training by a Former Special Operations Soldier” by MSF Paul R. Howe and "Sound Doctrine: A Tactical Primer” by Charles Sid Heal

Start Time:


Co-host Point of Contact:

Lieutenant Derek Dunham ddunham@pearlandtx.gov 281-409-8514

Nearest Airport:

Houston Hobby International Airport

Suggested Car Rental Agency

Use the following ID#, XZ17D23 to get the discounted rate. You can log onto www enterprise.com and use the pin code of NAT or call 1-800-RENT-A-CAR

Hotel Suggestions:

Hilton Garden Inn 713-340-01 10 12101 Shadow Creek Pkwy. Pearland, TX 77584

Cancellation Policy:

Student will receive full refund of any paid fee if cancelled in writing 30+ days prior to course start.

NTOA will charge $100 cancellation fee if written notice is received less than 30 days prior to course start. No written notice, no refund. Qualified substitutions are always acceptable.

NTOA reserves the right to cancel a course 30 days prior to the start date. We will notify you immediately if this occurs.

Checks made payable to NTOA may be mailed to 7150 Campus Dr. Suite 215, Colorado Springs, CO 80920