209-996-1795 dtc911@yahoo.com
Training for 911 professionals by 911 professionals. Consulting for 911 professionals by 911 professionals.

Introduction: Tammy Smith

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  • NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED INSTRUCTOR AND SPEAKER FOR TACTICAL DISPATCH
  • POLICE RESERVE- UNION CITY
  • POLICE/FIRE DISPATCHER-MILPITAS AND MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA
  • ON-LINE SUPERVISOR
  • CISD TRAINED
  • HOSTAGE NEGOTIATION TRAINING
  • TACTICAL COMMAND TRAINING
  • SWAT TEAM LEADER FOR COMMUNICATIONS
  • TACTICAL DISPATCH INSTRUCTOR
  • RETIRED JULY OF 2010

Classes

We offer two classes, a Basic Tactical Course, and an Advanced Tactical Dispatch Course.

Objectives and Goals for Basic Tactical Dispatch 32 Hours

  • Will understand command procedures for responding to critical incidents
  • Will understand field operation procedures for responding to critical incidents
  • Will understand the make-up and functions of Emergency Response Teams
  • Will be able to logically process information for a tactical operation
  • Will understand and demonstrate the duties and responsibilities of the Tactical Dispatcher working with Command staff at a critical incident

Objectives and Goals for Advanced Tactical Dispatch 24 Hours

  • We will review tactical dispatching.  Review to include: Risk Assessment procedures, command protocol and communications.
  •  Round table and discuss problems and problem solving for their current tactical dispatch program.
  • The students will discuss how they set up their command post: intelligence gathering, equipment used and logging of information.
  • The student will diagram buildings based on radio transmissions.
  • The student will prepare and execute a training scenario. (table top).
  • The student will prepare and execute a training scenario utilizing tactical dispatcher, negotiators and tactical team.

Here are a few things about the class.

  • A LCD projector and some flip chart paper is all that is needed for the course.
  • 1 student may attend for free if you can print up the manual. The manual itself fits in a small binder, either paper or plastic.
  • Send out teletypes as soon as you can. Most agencies with a high attendance have sent them out to many regions, including other states.  We’ve had students all the way from Alaska.  Include the course description and a contact person at your department.
  • FAX’s are also a good way to promote the course.
  • E-mail announcements on all major 911 e-groups, (911console,

Tactical Dispatch e-group, PSTC e-group)

  • A SWAT team ,as well as Negotiators, are required for the full day scenario to be done on the last day of class. Your commander may contact me for more information on putting the scenario together.  We need a total of 2 scenarios, one for the morning and one for the afternoon.

Please contact me for the course cost.