This event will consist of a 6-person team. The team leader must be designated and identified to the judge. The event scenario will be either a shots already fired call or an officer down call.The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. This event tests the team’s ability to plan and execute a SWAT callout. The event will challenge each team’s ability to plan an operation, entry or callout techniques, movement through the structure, and apprehension of any suspects or safe recovery of the downed officer.
Competitors shall wear a uniform consistent with current standards in law enforcement patrol (including tactical operations). Competitors shall wear matching gear.
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(False walls may be used)
This is the Official Scorecard for the event Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT).
|Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)|
|Point Based||Highest Score Wins|
|Ability to eliminate any threats||0||5|
|Priority of fire (being online)||0||5|
|Teammates communicated properly with each other during entire scenario||0||5|
|Officers covered for each other||0||5|
|Muzzling/Lasering any operator, evaluator, or spectator||0||5|
|No placing finger in trigger well outside of target engagement||0||5|
|Use of appropriate tactics to contain the problem||0||5|
|Teammates smoothly worked together (all participated)||0||5|
|Tactically effected a surrender||0||5|
|Determines if anyone is in harm's way (victims vs suspects)||0||5|
|Appropriate shoot/don’t shoot decisions||0||5|
|Use of appropriate verbal commands||0||5|
|Verbal commands were understandable||0||5|
|Searched suspect(s) appropriate for tactical operation||0||5|
|Properly secures any weapons||0||5|
|All handcuffs used were double locked||0||1|
|Designated team leader reports in custody details (male/female, number)||0||5|
|Designated team leader advised the scene was secure in order to stop time||0||5|
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