MCTC Course Catalog
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Tactical Warrant Service

This course is restricted to US military and law enforcement personnel.

There is no cost to attend this course.

Course Description
Tactical Warrant Service is designed to equip officers that are not part of a formal tactical team and those that have no tactical training but may be called to participate in a warrant service, with the underlying skills needed to safely execute hazardous search warrants. This would include planning, communication, rehearsals, and the safe execution and mechanics of movement during a tactical warrant service.

Topics Included

  • Legal considerations of tactical warrant services
  • Planning, Intelligence Collection, Mission and Operation Orders
  • Equipment selection
  • Personnel selection
  • Tactical medic support/self-aid
  • Communication and Coordination
  • Rehearsals
  • Team movements
  • Breaching options
  • Clearing tactics
  • Less than lethal options, abort and rally points, breach and bunker options
  • Search techniques and prisoner handling
  • Evidence recovery and documentation
  • Critique, review, and training assessment

Course Length
Tactical Warrant Service is a 5-day (36-hour) course.

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

Required Equipment

  • Laptop and department operational plan
  • BDU or warrant service uniform
  • Body armor
  • Boots/Gloves
  • Flashlight
  • Kneepads

Midwest Counterdrug Training Center
7105 NW 70th Bldg 3585  Johnston, IA 50131
1-800-803-6532 (commercial), 431-4756 (DSN), 515-727-3613 (Fax)