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Hosted Training

SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership 1


October 9 to 13, 2017


Brooklyn Park Police Department, 5400 85th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 - use South Training Room entrance.

Who should attend?

Sworn full-time law enforcement personnel. This course is designed to expose police SWAT Team Commanders and Supervisors to contemporary SWAT issues, tactics and procedures.

Topics include

  • Major incident debriefs
  • Leadership issues
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Justifying SWAT
  • Use of SWAT Teams
  • SWAT standards and professionalism
  • Contemporary SWAT issues and concerns
  • SWAT and the media
  • Selection, training, discipline and removal of supervisors and team members
  • Crisis negotiations considerations
  • Tactical operation center considerations
  • Operational planning
  • Weapons and equipment selection
  • Legal issues and considerations
  • Critical incident management
  • Barricade and hostage procedures
  • Warrant service planning and procedures

Students will emerge with knowledge of the use for SWAT Teams and justification, SWAT standards and professionalism, contemporary SWAT issues and concerns.

Registration fee

Type Fee
NTOA Individual Members $675
NTOA Team Members (includes one-year digital membership) $700
Non-members (includes one year individual membership $730


Register online with NTOA for the training


Download the registration form (PDF)


Registration deadline is September 9, 2017.

Contact us

Police Department - North Precinct

5400 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Police Department North Precinct


Open everyday, 24 hours

Dial 911 for police response

Phone and email

763-493-8222 (general questions)
Contact Police Staff

Police Department - South Precinct

7608 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Police Department South Precinct


Open seven days a week, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Dial 911 for police response

Phone and email

763-493-8200 (general questions)
Contact Police Staff


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