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Field Force Operations (FFO PER-200)

Course Description:  This three-day class is instructed by FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness and provides law enforcement and security officer with instruction in protest types and actions, legal considerations, responsibilities of mobile file force term, and crowd-control methods.  This course culminates with a series of hands-on activities that allow responders to practice all of the learned skills (baton-holding positions, mass-arrest procedures, and riot-control formations) in a realistic context.

Students must be physically capable of standing for long periods; walking and marching for long periods; employing a baton in the performance of crowd-control actions; and performing lifts and carries required in the performance of mass-arrest carries.

Instructional Hours:  3 Days/24 Hours

Instructional Objectives:  Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify consideration of a protest situation.
  • Use equipment to control crowds.
  • Execute positions in crowd-control squad formations.
  • Position yourself within a mass-arrest team to apprehend, search, and detain a subject.

Course Completion Requirements:  Attendance and successfully pass a FEMA written examination.

Audience:  PSP Enlisted, LEO, MP, MIL

Pre-requisite(s):  To be eligible for the course, the student must successfully complete the following courses:

  • AWR-160, WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders.
  • IS-100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, or any of the available ICS-100 series, and
  • IS-700.a, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction.

MPOETC CLEE Hours: 24 - CLEE ID# CLE00940

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 TimeCpl. Mark Dean  717-533-9111 Ext. 450No