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TTPOA along with Lubbock PD SWAT announces a five-day (60-hour) BASIC SWAT SCHOOL in the Lubbock, Texas area. This school will be taught primarily by the Lubbock SWAT team. The training cadre consists of experienced and recognized SWAT trainers.

5/14/2018 to 5/18/2018
When: 05/14/2018
Where: Lubbock Police Academy
508 Davis Drive
Lubbock, Texas 
United States
Presenter: Lubbock SWAT
Contact: Kelley Pirkle

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TTPOA along with Lubbock PD SWAT announces a five-day (60-hour) BASIC SWAT SCHOOL in the Lubbock, Texas area. This school will be taught primarily by the Lubbock SWAT team.  The training cadre consists of experienced and recognized SWAT trainers.

Class will start at 0700 hours on Monday May 14, 2018.

Location on the first day of training is the Lubbock Police Academy, 508 Davis Drive Lubbock, Texas.

Students should show up for class in PT gear, PT test will start at 0800—bring BDU/clothes to change after. 


You will be required to provide transportation for you and your gear to different training sites in and around the Lubbock area.

Course Topics

This class will focus on the BASIC understanding of SWAT operations, including: SWAT history, liability issues, physical fitness/wellness, SWAT equipment/weapons selection, intelligence gathering, rapid deployment/rapid rescue, barricaded persons, hazardous warrants, emotionally disturbed persons, vehicle, less-than-lethal applications, noise-flash diversionary devices, and chemical agents. This class will require physical exertion and many hours of practical exercises.


Students must be certified peace officers or active military personnel, in good standing with their agency.  Students must be able to provide agency ID on the first day of class.

There will be a pass/fail physical assessment the morning of the first day of class. Students should show up for class in PT gear --bring clothes to change after.

Students failing the physical assessment will not be allowed to stay in the class. NO REFUNDS

Any student unable to keep up with the class during the PT session, will be removed from the course and will not receive credit.

The PT test is the Cooper "Single Cut-Point" standard:

1.5 mile run in 16:28

300 meter run in 1:11

25 push-ups in 1 Minute

29 sit-ups in 1 minute.

Throughout the week students will perform physical excercises as team members.

Required Equipment

All normal tactical equipment including, BDU or other similar tactical uniform, PT clothing, body armor, load-bearing vest or web-gear, eye and ear protection, gas mask, handgun and shoulder fired weapon with sling (M16, AR-15, MP5) 300 rounds of handgun ammo, and 400 rounds of long gun ammo.  Weapon Cleaning gear. Please bring any Simunitions equipment that you have, simunition ammunition will be provided.


If you are lacking any tactical equipment, let us know us know ASAP we will do our best to help. 


Payment Instructions/Host Hotel Information

Payment Instructions/Host Hotel Information:

The fee for the course is $400.00 for TTPOA members and $450.00 for non-members. Registration must be done on-line .

Payment should be made to TTPOA. Credit card payment is strongly recommended.All fees are due by May 1, 2018. There will be no refunds or course credit for cancellations after that date.



Host Hotel

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lubbock Southwest

             Address:  6435 50th St, Lubbock, TX 79407

Phone:     800.228.9290

             TTPOA rate of 89.00.


May 14-18 TTPOA Basic SWAT School


Booking Link:

Must book by 5/7/18


Hotel is 8.6 miles from the Lubbock PD Shooting Range

Directions to the range from the hotel: Go north on Milwaukee 2miles, turn west onto 19th Street (FM 114) travel 6.6 miles the LPD range will be on the north side of the road.

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The TTPOA (Texas Tactical Police Officers Association) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence for SWAT units, fostering the exchange of information between agencies and members, creation of standards of training and to create & provide affordable training resources for tactical officers and teams.
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