OTOA Basic SWAT / Tactical Operator School - 40 Hours
This school is designed for individuals who have recently been assigned to SWAT and who have not received basic SWAT training / Or Tactically minded Officers whose Departments feel having this skill set would enhance their Departments Capabilities. Students will be introduced to basic SWAT tactics and techniques which include, but are not limited to: historical overview of SWAT, team organization and structure, resolution of barricaded suspect situations, covert individual and team movement, structure searches and room clearing, warrant service and multiple field training exercises. Student will also be exposed to basic safe weapons handling and live fire application of mission specific weapons in a Team and Close Quarters environment. This is a hands-on school where students practice tactics and techniques in the field.
OTOA Basic Sniper School - 40 Hours
This course is intended to provide the new sniper/observer with a base of training to make that person operational. Topics that will be covered include sniper marksmanship training, intelligence gathering and reporting, field craft, data collection and practical scenarios. The course is based on an eight-hour training day and will be conducted regardless of weather. However, we train to standard, not time, so be prepared to train beyond an eight-hour workday. Students must pass the FBI Sniper Qualification Exam, OPOTA Qualification Exam, and a written exam to successfully complete the course.
OTOA Self - Aid / Partner Aid - 8 hours
Sponsored by Nationwide Insurance
Police agencies across the United States that are trained and equipped in the use of tourniquets are being credited with saving the life of someone who was suffering a severe extremity wound from gunshots, vehicle accidents, or other circumstances.
In a direct partnership with Nationwide Insurance, the OTOA's Self Aid / Partner Aid will train and prepare Ohio's first responder in the appropriate use of the tourniquet.
This hands on course will cover classroom and practical application of the tourniquet in a scenario based - realistic environment.
The OTOA is looking for agencies to host this course
Fairview Park, Ohio - April 10, 2017
Training Location: Gemini Center - 21225 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park, OH 44126
Mason, Ohio - October 19, 2017
*Every course attendee will be issued a CAT Tourniquet and a Kydex Eleven-10 CAT Tourniquet Belt Holder/Holster a $100.00 value.
Paid for by our gracious sponsor - Nationwide Insurance
OTOA Lock Picking / Covert Lock Bypass - 8 Hours
This is a one-day (8 Hour), hands-on-intensive training program that focuses on gaining entry by such methods as lock picking and lock bypassing. This course is of benefit to any patrol officers, tactical operators, investigators, probation officers, conservation officers as well as specialized military units.
The Covert Lock Picking course teaches specialized methods for gaining entry into a variety of secured structures as well as everyday applications such as padlocked gates, fire safes, desks, file cabinets, strongboxes, and vehicles. The course focuses on practical methods of gaining entry and details techniques on lock picking lock bypassing and defeating advanced locking technologies such as magnetic door locks, "high-security" locks, and electronic access gates.
Real World Applications:
*Search & Arrest Warrants
*Unsecured Businesses & Residence
*Situations Where Suspects "Lost the Key"
*Each Student will receive a basic lock picking kit - a $100.00 Value