Explosive Breaching In Civilian Law Enforcement

Duration: 4 Hours HOST A COURSE
Course Code: FE-TBC111
Cost: FREE

Course Introduction:
This 4-hour interactive classroom presentation is designed to educate Law Enforcement Supervisors, Administrators, and/or Tactical Operators about the benefits of Explosive Breaching. This presentation will dispel myths, answer questions, and show how controlled, precise charges can save lives on both sides of the “target” during high risk operations.

This course is taught exclusively by POST certified instructors who possess real-world operational experience in field of ballistic breaching.

 Course Prerequisites:
Restricted to fully commissioned/sworn U.S. law enforcement officers, government agents, and active military personnel.


Topics to be covered:
  • Evolution of Explosive Breaching in Law Enforcement
  • Breaching Methods
  • Documentation and Liability
  • Creating Dept/ Unit Policies
  • Selection of Breachers
  • Explosive Storage
  • Start-Up Costs and Required Equipment
  • Safety Procedures
  • Tactical Considerations
  • Deployment
  • 3 Operational Debriefs of Live Law Enforcement Missions in Which Explosive Breaching was Successfully Deployed (Hostage Rescue, Barricaded Armed Suspect, High Risk Arrest)
  • Optional – “Live Range” Demonstration of Explosive Breaching Capabilities, Methods of Deployment, and Tactical Advantages (usually requires additional 2 hours).