Field Force Operations Training 2020
Time & Location
Course Description: Field Force Operations (FFO) is a three-day course providing state and local law enforcement personnel the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for and successfully mitigate threat incidents involving civil disorder. FFO combines classroom instruction with practical exercises that afford responders the opportunity to practice concepts and tactics in a controlled environment. Activities included in this course are mass arrest procedures, team tactics, demonstrator tactics, crowd dynamics and mob behavior, use of riot control agents and less lethal munitions, and the employment of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:
- Understand how the First, Fourth, Eight and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution relate to civil action/disorder.
- Express the considerations and processes for conducting mass arrests during civil action/disorder.
- Act as a member of an arrest team and remove an arrestee using both two- and four- officer carry techniques.
- Serve as a member of a mobile field force (MFF) team while conducting dismounted crowd control operations with and without personal protective equipment (PPE).
Target Audience/Disciplines: Law Enforcement and Security Officers who require training and practice in
Prerequisites: It is recommended that candidates have successfully completed awareness training for CBRNE response through Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program (AW-160) or another certified awareness training program; ICS (IS)100: Introduction to the Incident Command System; ICS (IS) 200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; ICS 300: Intermediate IC; and IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS): Introduction.
Class Size: 40 Students minimum, 50 maximum.
Material/ Equipment: Each student is required to bring note taking material. (pen
and legal pad)
Cost Per Student: Free tuition with lunch included, grant funded by Region 7 Homeland Security.
Lodging: NMLETG special rate available at the Days Inn or Ramada Inn of Grayling,
includes breakfast. For lodging options at Camp Grayling contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration deadline: September 4th, 2020.
MCOLES course ID#2007.