114 - Tactical Driving
Objective: The student will know, understand and demonstrate the elements of tactical driving as it pertains to neutralizing threats & escape from vehicular attacks. Classroom & practical training in driving techniques such as high speed cornering, reverse driving, braking and sliding techniques, frontal impact avoidance, anti-roadblock techniques, take-out techniques, weight transfer and cornering, over/under-steer, high speed collisions, spin control, hydroplaning, driving on snow/ice, off road driving and bulletproofing.
115 - Convoy Operations
Objective: The student will know, understand and demonstrate a working knowledge of convoy operations for protective security details in high threat environments/situations. Instruction will cover the primary objectives & components of a PSD convoy for low/high profile missions, responsibilities of each person’s position in a vehicle, threat recognition, counter surveillance/counter ambush protocols, attack methodology of hostiles, shielding, screening & blocking procedures.
116 - Aquatic Risk Mitigation
Objective: The student will know, understand and demonstrate how to lessen the risks to the VIP Principal that are inherent in aquatic environments. The course will include instruction on lifesaving techniques, how, where & why people drown, aquatic predators & risks, beach tide risks & other current hazards.
117 - Sniper Counter Sniper Tactics
Objective: The student will know, understand and demonstrate how to recognize, mitigate/neutralize threats posed by hostile snipers to VIP Principal & the security detail. Instruction includes lecture on known sniper & bait tactics, sniper concealment & camouflaged placement/platforms, multiple sniper configurations, preferred weapons, sniper escape tactics, sniper detection, preventive pro-active/ reactive tactics.
118 - Improvised Explosive Devices/Suicide
Objective: The student will know, understand and have a working knowledge of terrorist tactics for use of IEDs against the VIP Principal and security detail as well as detection and mitigation of same. Instructional topics will include, IED types and methodology, car bombs, search for and detection of IEDs, letter and parcel bomb recognition, basic principles of booby traps, protection from ballistic threats, operational wear and degradation. Student will also know and understand how to deal with the threat posed by suicide bombers. Instructional topics will include: the unique characteristics of the suicide threat, structure of devices, types of explosives, detection of suicide bombers, physiological signs, behavioral signs, appearance signs, reactions if detection occurs and phases of disarmament.
119 - Personal Protection of Home, Office, Vehicle & Aircraft
Objective: The student will know, understand and demonstrate the measures and procedures necessary to protect the VIP Principal’s home, office, vehicle and aircraft. Topics of instruction will include supplemental security checklists for home, office, vehicles and aircraft.
120 - Terrorism
Objective: The student will know, understand and demonstrate a working knowledge of terrorist intelligence gathering techniques and the historical context of the terrorist threat.