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Updated on September 4th, 2022
Event Name
Building Search
ScoringPlacement
Point BasedHighest Score Wins
Required Criteria

Disqualification

Competitors/Teams must meet the following minimum criteria. Failure to meet criteria will result in disqualification.

A team MUST successfully completed the search within the 15 minute time frame, IF NOT the team will receive a “Did Not Finish” (DNF) and be disqualified (DQ).
CriteriaLoHi

Advance on Point of Entry

Advised dispatch officers were on scene01
Use of cover05
Speed/Stealth05
Stairwell Technique (if applicable)05

Room/Suspect Search

Room Entry (fluid/effective)05
Team Communication05
Movement through room (not too fast/slow)05
Suspect(s) located05
Searched suspect(s) appropriately05
All handcuffs used were double locked01

Techniques Used

Use of quick peek05
Cutting/Slicing the pie05
Use of flashlights05
Verbal Commands05
Verbal commands were understandable05

Safety

Use of cover05
Control of Suspect(s)05
Officers covering for each other05
Muzzle safety/crossfire control05
Properly secures any weapon(s)05
Weapon(s) located05
Suspect(s) located05

Professionalism

Efficiency05
Authority05
Attitude05

Operation Conclusion

Advised dispatch and judge that the scene was secure/suspect(s) in custody01
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