This comprehensive training provides an introduction to tactical skills. Participants will be introduced to basic SWAT topics, tactics and techniques including a historical overview of SWAT, team organization and structure, resolution of barricaded suspect situations, covert individual and team movement, searches and room clearing, chemical agents, less-lethal options, warrant service and multiple field training exercises. This is a hands-on course in which students practice tactics and techniques in the field as well as in the classroom.

Monday-Friday 0800-1700

Training sessions will take place between the NTC Merrill campus, NTC Wausau campus, and the Marathon County Sheriff's Range.

Training is limited to 20 seats


This 40-hour SWAT training is being offered in conjunction with the Midwest Tactical Officers Association Annual Conference. Attendees will be invited to join the conference opening session on Tuesday, May 7th at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center.

Conference Opening Session

1600 - 2000: Vendor Showcase

     Vendor Showcase is open to all LEOs, Military, Fire and EMS

1800 - 2100: Safety Briefing & Opening Speaker - Dinner Provided

Meet Our Speaker: David Harris is a Green Beret assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group (SFG) and is a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Instructor (SFAUC). At present, David is the primary instructor for Combat Marksmanship. During David's military career he has served as a stinger missile crewman, a senior weapons sergeant, and an assaultor on the Crisis Response Force and he has deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Ghana, and Pakistan. David's military education includes Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance Target Analysis and Exploitation, Special Forces Sniper School, Advanced Rifle Marksmanship, and Advanced Pistol Marksmanship. 

Registration Fee