Urban Emergency Egress Techniques for Law Enforcement
Catch These Must-Do Training Sessions at the CATO Conference
We’re very excited to have Dana Vilander of VTC Training presenting TWO TRAINING COURSES at the CATO CONFERENCE. Dana has decades of experience in the tactical community as an operator and medic and we’re fortunate to have access to his innovative tactical and rescue training. This is critical training that often gets overlooked.
Time to bail out? Urban Emergency Egress Techniques for Law Enforcement will cover various methods and devices that SWAT needs to rapidly evacuate (bail out) from a building when above the first floor. You can’t make it up on the fly. Your team must be exposed to these concepts so they have an understanding of what’s possible and what’s safe. Learn about various egress devices and techniques including work positioning and restraint, horizontal movement with a weapon, obstructions, lowering and raising and more.
Pursuing suspects in open air or rural environments requires a special set of skills. Mantracking and Rural Tactics is an eight-hour hybrid course that focuses on developing tracking awareness and tactical skills for special pursuits. This course covers the principles of tracking, as well as terminology and techniques. Learn about human gait and track interpretation, visual and non-visual tracking indicators, map reading and terrain analysis to determine the suspect’s direction of flight, suspect engagement techniques and more.