The Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations 1 Course showcases foundational thinking/habits/approaches to increase your situational awareness while conducting daily tasks involving vehicles. There will be multiple discussion points, critical analysis of bodycam/dashcam footage, practical exercises/walk throughs, and foundational teaching points you can take back to your agency/squad/partners to apply in the real world. You’ll be introduced to the concepts of Task Organization, and best practices related to Tactics – Techniques – Procedures (TTP’s) for patrol response utilizing vehicles to maximize your advantages.
Whether one week out of the academy or getting ready for your final day on-the-job, much of our time is spent in and around vehicles. Whether responding to hot calls for service, proactive patrol car stops, or complex-planned operations we have developed habits that need to be addressed in how we view, plan, conduct, and process critical incidents. It is inevitable that during the course of your career you will have a critical incident in some capacity involving a motor vehicle. Will you be prepared?