Advanced O.S. and Survival Tactics Afloat

ADVANCED OFFICER SAFETY AND SURVIVAL TACTICS AFLOAT

Lecture

Laboratory

Scenario
Based
Training

Total
Hours


8


16


16


40

 Description:
This course is designed to provide the student the skills necessary to conduct safe and thorough law enforcement boarding's. The course focuses on subject management and arrest afloat, tactical awareness and officer safety considerations afloat, review of Federal, State and Local Boating laws, vessel handling and boarding preparations, and vessel close quarters maneuvering. This course will include a two day exercise consisting of various scenario's commonly associated with law enforcement afloat. This exercise will test the student’s ability to apply previous training in use of force and effective communications with the officer safety and survival techniques delineated in this course.

Terminal Performance Objective:
Given a scenario, the student will demonstrate proficiency in conducting a safe and thorough boarding, safe and proficient vessel maneuvering in close quarters situations, and a thorough understanding of officer safety and survival afloat issues.

Interim Performance Objectives:

1. Identify hazards associated with law enforcement afloat not commonly

found in land based operations.
2. Identify pre boarding procedures and considerations.
3. Demonstrate the ability to maneuver a vessel in a close quarter’s situation.
4. Demonstrate subject management techniques and arrest procedures afloat.

5.   Identify Officer Safety and Survival Considerations Afloat

6.   Demonstrate Survival Swimming Techniques In Water

7.   Identify Officer Boarding procedures

8.   Demonstrate Effective Communications

9.   Demonstrate Subject Management Afloat

10. Demonstrate Defensive Tactics Afloat

11. Demonstrate Vessel to Vessel Subject and Equipment Transfers.
12. Demonstrate the knowledge and application of your agencies use of force

policy in a scenario based training exercise.
13. Demonstrate a proper and safe law enforcement boarding given a scenario

based training exercise.