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Ambush Survival Tactics

Presented by Sgt. Ray DeCunto (Ret.) of RAD Training Inc. 

  • Coordinator: Sara Couture
  • Length of course: 24 hours                                                                    
  • Course hours: August 16-18, 2016: 0800-1700 hours                                                                                         
  • Location: Vermont Police Academy
  • Tuition: Commuter $504.00 (lunch included), Overnight $582.00
  • Registration: Fax the in-service registration form (Word or PDF) to 802-483-2343 or email it to our registrar at

This three day course is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to uniform patrol, street crimes or a violent offender unit.This course has minimal classroom mixed with practical hands on training. It will teach the student how to perform physically under stress during violent encounters against them and the citizens in their community.This course includes two training segments which include both tactical and medical.Upon completing the course students will receive a certificate for law enforcement responders in TECC/TCCC and a certificate for tactical patrol techniques.With increasing violence to law enforcement officers, practical scenario based training is paramount to their survival.Officers must be prepared mentally and physically to deal with any type of violent encounter. They must be confident with their abilities and have a solid working knowledge of what actions and tactics to use including medical trauma care.This course will provide the student with a strong platform to build from and expose them to the following realistic and practical training:

  • Mental and physical techniques for maintaining your peak performance to WIN
  • Less lethal and deadly force decision making through scenario based training
  • Dynamic and Slow deliberate structure clearing techniques
  • Techniques for traffic stops and related violent vehicle encounters
  • Close quarter shooting tactics
  • low light movement tactics and clearing techniques
  • Armed suicidal subject encounters; "Suicide by Cop"
  • Hostage situations: containment vs. immediate action
  • Tactics for foot pursuits
  • Tactics for ambushes
  • Rescue carries and trauma medical equipment needed
  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC/TCCC) for law enforcement responders