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Impact Munitions: Time to Go Big Bore?

 

Remember that with less-lethal munitions, the accuracy determines the usable range of the launcher. This will impact the type of launcher your department will purchase and how it will be used. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of going “Big Bore.” By Rob DeGroot

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Team SOP for Deploying Distraction Devices

By Ron Yanor

There are many rules that must be followed when making an entry that involves a flashbang. What is the right procedure and what do you do if the flashbang is a dud? This article covers everything you should know to perform this safely and quickly.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

NTOA's Annual CNT Conference

 

This year marks the 11th annual Crisis Negotiations Conference held by the National Tactical Officers Association. Each year’s conference provides a greater roster of talented and experienced speakers, and this year will be no different. Here is a review of last year’s CNT conference and the topics addressed by many of the speakers.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

CQB in Auditoriums

By Ron Yanor

Hostage rescue scenarios in auditoriums present different challenges from those in smaller venues. Teams should practice and plan for this type of situation while trying not to stray too far from their regular dynamic CQB methodology. Consider entry points, front versus rear assault, possibility of crossfire, etc.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Terrorism Deterrence, Part II

By Keith Jones

Dealing with the decimation assault is a tactical problem for our police and security forces, as opposed to a strategic problem.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2007)
 

SWAT Round-Up 2006

By Jim Weiss

This year, the SWAT Round-Up drew an impressive number of foreign teams in addition to those from all over the U.S. Find out the results from competition.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2007)
 

Applying the Right Tactic

By Cameron, Stuart

While most Active Shooter courses differ slightly in the specific tactics taught, all of them train patrol officers to recognize an Active Shooter situation and to rapidly take action to stop it without waiting for the arrival of SWAT teams. However, the use of rapid deployment tactics on a barricaded subject not actively harming people increases the risk of harm to all involved.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)
 

The CLeaR Concept

By Ti Goetz

C-CLeaR is an acronym for Command Post, Containment, Long Rifle and React Team. These simple four words serve as reminders for actions that should be taken immediately to gain some measure of control over critical events such as barricades and hostage situations.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2013)
 
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