About This Course

This 5-day course builds upon the tactical foundation of taught in the ACADEMI SWAT I course. The first day starts with a basic building clearing and firearms fundamentals review, including a pistol and long-gun qualification course. The remainder of the course uses a mixture classroom and practical instruction to develop advanced techniques for building clearing and other tactical scenarios. Students use these techniques in challenging, practical situations to increase their skills, knowledge and competence enabling them to plan and execute warrant services and hostage rescue.

  • This course is open to all officers who conduct warrant service, fugitive apprehension, SWAT operations and drug search warrants who have completed an appropriate level 1 equivalent and are in need of advanced tactics and techniques to conduct special weapons and tactics operations efficiently and safely.
  • $ 1190.00 / 5 days
    Includes a certificate of completion.
    Rental equipment available.
    Next Available Classes
    Course Details
    • Topics
      • Safety
      • Firearms review and qualification
      • Team management
      • Stealth probe to contact
      • Multiple breach/entry points
      • Planning
      • Categorizing warrants
      • Breaching techniques
      • Use of shields
      • Sniper-initiated assaults
      • Dealing with barricaded gunmen
      • Vehicle takedowns
      • Force-on-force (using Simunition® FX® marking rounds)
      • Live Fire Exercises

      Due to the nature of the course, SWAT II is 20% classroom, 80% practical application

    • Gear
      • Duty gear worn
      • Duty pistol
      • Minimum three pistol magazines (single-stack .45, minimum five magazines)
      • Duty carbine with sling, iron sights and/or optics (minimum three magazines)
      • Armor carrier/load-bearing vest
      • Magazine holders (pistol and carbine)
      • Flashlight (weapon mounted and detached preferred, detached ok)
      • Entry gear
      • Clear wraparound ballistic eye protection
      • Ear protection
      • Firearm cleaning kit
      • Appropriate range attire for climate and conditions
      • A water bottle or other hydration system
    • Ammunition requirements
      • 400 rounds of standard handgun ammunition
      • 300 rounds of carbine ammunition for carbine
      • 100 rounds frangible ammunition for carbine
      • *Frangible ammunition is only needed if shooting rifle cartridge as primary weapon (e.g., .223 caliber) for live-fire in the shoot house. For those using handgun based cartridge weapons as a primary the ammunition count is 800 rounds total.

      • Skill prerequisites
      • Active Law Enforcement/Military only Must have completed an appropriate level I SWAT course

      • Lodging
      • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

        A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

        Gear Rentals
        Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.