Reconnaissance Operators Course

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  •  26 March, 2024 - 29 March, 2024
     08:00 - 17:00

Reconnaissance Operators Course: MAR 26-29, 2024

LOCATION: Camp Butner Training Center 539 Roberts Chapel Rd, Stem, NC 27581

  • Fee: There is no fee for this course.
  • Length: 4 days (40 Hours)

Designed For: Sworn law enforcement – federal, state, or local.

Lodging: Provided by Camp Butner 

Meals and Incidentals Responsibility of the Officer and their sponsoring agency

Instructor: NC Counterdrug

Description: This course is designed to provide officers with best practices on how to operate in rural and urban environments while collecting information critical to case construction. Officers will conduct multiple field exercises to demonstrate knowledge and skill level of each task.

  • Digital camera familiarization
  • Camouflage principles
  • Urban hide sites
  • Rural hide sites
  • Stalk lanes
  • Culminating exercise

Equipment: This is a list of equipment that will be used during the course. Additional equipment will be provided by instructors for training purposes.

  • DSLR / Mirrorless Camera (Optional)
  • Ghillie suit or Ghillie making Material
  • Sterile camo pattern uniform (used during FTXs)
  • Binoculars or Monocular
  • Bug Spray
  • Fish netting (found at Hobby Lobby for building ghillie suits and sniper blinds)
  • Water Source
  • Individual First Aid Kit
  • Note taking material

MANTA training is provided free of charge to Law Enforcement Officers through a Governor’s Crime Commission Grant and the NC National Guard Counterdrug Program.

For more information or to receive help in registering for a class, contact us at:
984-664-6045/ 704-400-9960