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Civil Disorder-Basic Tactics

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide Law Enforcement officers with basic civil disorder formations and movements. The class will also address recommended equipment and discussion involving protestor device and tactics.  Students will be required to participate in hands-on practical exercises and should evaluate their personal level of fitness.

Equipment Needed: (Limited equipment is available if you do not have department issued equipment):

  • Riot helmet with face shield and nape protector.
  • Soft chin strap.
  • Black leather gloves.
  • Riot baton with leather strap.
  • Riot baton belt ring.
  • Gas mask with carrier.
  • Black BDU's with appropriate uniform shirt (PSP), uniform/utility uniform (Municipal).
  • Black issued boots.

Instructional Hours:  1 Day / 8 Hours

Instructional Objectives: To provide training in the basic movements of civil disorder formations to members of Law Enforcement.  This training will also provide hands on familiarization to members in working with Tactical Mounted Unit (TMU) and Rescue Extrication Team (RET) tactics in civil disorder incidents.  

After completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify basic civil disorder formations.
  • Determine proper deployment techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to don and doff an APR (gas mask).
  • Demonstrate tactic associated with TMU operations.

Course Completion Requirements:  Attendance and participate in the entire course.

Audience:  PSP Enlisted, LEO, MP, MIL, PPC

MPOETC CLEE Hours: 8 - CLEE ID# CLE00628

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130All applications must be received 7 days prior to the course start date.

Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.

Not Offered at This TimeCorporal Mark Dean 717-533-9111 Extension 450 madean@pa.govNo
Maximum of 120 students