CRI is licensed to operate by the Commission on Postsecondary Education

702-222-3489    888-260-7050


Duration: 4 days

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Course Summary: CRI is the first and only school in the world that offers the most complete and effective counter-suicide bombing and car bomb training that relies on combat experience from Israel. We offer an extensive training course that covers intelligence, intervention and deterrence, which includes realistic exercises.

CRI’s instructors have created and offered this type of training in Israel since 1996 to transportation companies, police and the armed forces. This type of training is offered only to members of allied countries of the U.S. and Israel. Acceptable trainees for this course are Law Enforcement First Responders , SWAT, Non-Swat, Federal and Military personnel. This course is a fully tactical course that covers suicide bombers, car bombs, booby trapped vehicles and IED’s 360 degrees.

Primary learning modules: The course is broken down into FOUR main modules:

1. Mindset of the Bombers
2. Suicide Bombers, Car Bombs & IED’s
3. Defensive Tactics
4. Tactical Medicine

1. Mindset of the Bombers:

Profile of the suicide bomber
Methods of identifying and detecting a suicide bomber(s) and car bombs in progress
Risk analysis of possible terrorist targets (police, military and civilian)
Detecting terrorist groups that collect information for terrorist attacks
Detecting and stopping a suicide bomber suspect moving towards a vehicle or facility
Sensitive facilities security deployment for car bomb and suicide bomber
Dealing with hostage situations that involve explosive devices and suicide bombers
Bus assault while bus is occupied with suicide bombers and/or terrorists
High risk terrorist arrest & suspect traffic stops
Securing a VIP against suicide bomber(s) or car bomb(s)
Surviving terrorist assassinations

2. Suicide Bombers, Car Bombs & IED’s:

IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) constructing and recognizing
Understanding the mechanisms of the suicide bomber’s device
Various methods of scanning a vehicle for booby trap explosives
Detecting booby traps on the roadways
Use of dogs and other animals as explosive delivery tools
Recognizing booby traps against police or military
Explosives & Letter bombs basics
Terrorist use of unconventional explosives
Safely disarming a suicide bomber
Israeli method of tripwire detection
Personnel searching techniques
Dealing with suicide bomber’s
Booby trapping a vehicle, firearm or other weapon
Armoring a vehicle

3. Defensive Tactics

Tactical thinking, weapons retention and disarmament
Weapons disarmament including handgun and assault rifles
Fighting in a professional and devastating way to an aggressor
Understanding pressure points and the weak points in the human body
Countering joint locks, grabs, punches, kicks and choking
Ground fighting and countering Brazilian Jui Jit Su
“Trick” fighting tactics and also how to counter them
Correct timing in a street confrontation
Surviving attacks from Multiple attackers
Countering attacks with broken bottles, chains, batons, tire iron, etc.
Dealing with attacks involving axes, ropes for strangulation, etc.
Surviving in a vehicle surrounded by 3 to 4 armed hostile captors
Physical attack while you are seated in your vehicle
Functioning under extreme stress
Fighting effectively after being partially immobilized or wounded
Handling expert and severe brutal knife attacks from multiple attackers
Knife throwing techniques
Disarming an assailant with a knife or sharp object
Physical & mental conditioning
Developing speed, coordination, stamina, strength, and flexibility

4. Tactical Medicine:

Tactical Medicine in a combat environment
Care under the most life-threatening conditions
Priorities of administering first aid under fire
HCAPER – Trauma Casualty assessment, body search
Basic and Intermediate airway management
Open and Closed chest wounds and decompression
Hemorrhage management including tourniquet use
Patient Assessment: Triage, Primary and Secondary Surveys
The realities of setting up an efficient triage system
Basic and Intermediate Airway Management
Hemorrhage/Bleeding Management–Tourniquets/Hemostatic Agents
Basic Life Support: Artificial Respiration & CPR
Cervical Spine Injuries and Immobilization
Musculo-skeletal Injuries and Splinting
Emergency Wound Care and Infection Management
Environmental Emergencies (heat, cold, drowning)
Burns and Blast Injuries
The differences between law enforcement and military field care
Best methods for transporting your gear while on the scene
Right equipment and supplies for a tactical medical kit
Medical kit development – Equipment for combat
Patient extrication/movement
Tactical vs non tactical decisions & Medical-Legal Issues



For All Training Programs:


Student-Provided Recommended Equipment:  Notebook, pen and pencil, sunscreen, hydration system, shooting glasses, ear protection, appropriate clothing for seasonal inclement weather (hot, cold, rain or snow, no camouflaged clothing please), weapons cleaning kit, (knit cap and brimmed) hat, knee and elbow pads, hiking or tactical boots, pants with cargo pockets, shooting gloves, tinted glasses, multi tool, range bag, and thumb drive for class photos (note:  No Video Equipment or Shooting of Videos unless approved in writing by Administration).


Provided by CRI:  Course materials, weapons (when part of the course – Glock 17 & AR-15), ammunition, ear and eye protection, soft body armor, knee and elbow pads, holsters, all other equipment as needed for instruction.  CRI will also provide transportation to/from designated pick-up points in Las Vegas, transportation to/from outside training facilities and snacks/bottled water during training. Lunch is provided by CRI every training day.  Please notify us of special dietary restrictions prior to the start of your class.


Prerequisites that must be completed PRIOR to beginning the Training Course: Due to the extensive nature of the training during this course, a thorough background investigation will be conducted on all persons registering.  CRI School reserves the right to require any trainee to undergo a polygraph test regarding any possible affiliation to a terrorist and/or criminal organization. Persons who are convicted felons, have a documented history of mental illness, or have been convicted of domestic violence crimes (misdemeanor or felony) need not apply.


Forms: Registration Form, Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire, Physician’s Consultation, Background Check (please include photo ID copy).


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