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  •  18 March, 2024 - 22 March, 2024
     08:00 - 17:00

Location: Samarcand Training Facility

3600 Samarcand Rd Jackson Springs, NC 27281

Fee:  There is no fee for this training

Length:  5 Day (40 Hours) | 8am – 5pm

Meals / Lodging:  Provided by Samarcand Training Facility. Students must stay in overnight lodging to be eligible for meals.

If you intend to use provided housing, students must fill out a lodging request form provided by NCNG CDP. Event registration will close 11 March 2024 in order to allow the facility adequate time to properly plan and prepare for student arrival.

Designed For: This course is intended specifically for law enforcement and corrections officers actively engaged in SWAT/SRT/CERT operations.

Instructor:  Cpt. Bruce K. Dixon

Prerequisites: Students must be sworn law enforcement officers currently serving on a SWAT/SR Team or currently serving in a law enforcement capacity as a member of the United States Armed Forces. Priority of registration is given to NC state and local civilian law enforcement officers. All participants should be in good general health and physical condition and capable of performing minimal physical skills associated with field exercises described in this course.

Course Information:

  1. Recommended Equipment: Ballistic vest and helmet, eye and ear protection, camel back for water, day bag for equipment, communication equipment (portable radio and cell phone), simunitions weapons (if available), ballistic shields, duty and tactical weapons, mounted tactical lighting, ammunition, and weapons cleaning kit.
  2. Ammunition: Provision of ammunition for live fire exercises is the responsibility of the attendee and their sponsoring agency. The anticipated round count is 250 (minimum) – 400 rounds per weapon system. Please plan accordingly.

Description: This course is a basic law enforcement tactical team course designed to instruct the student in officer safety techniques and team protective measures during a tactical team deployment in high risk operations against armed suspects. The course focuses on enabling the student to learn the presented tactics and techniques through classroom lessons, supported by live fire ranges and practical exercises. Practical exercises are decision oriented, requiring analysis during stressful tactical team missions in armed ‘force on force’ simunitions scenarios.

Objectives: This course prepares responders equipped and trained to operate in urban and rural environments in both daylight and darkness to deal with wide-ranging incidents and topics including:

  • Hostage/barricaded Gunman Situations
  • High Risk Search and Arrest Warrant
  • Terrorist Incidents
  • Security Operations
  • Response to Civil Disturbances
  • Ballistic Theory
  • Reconnaissance
  • Weapons Manipulation
  • Movement Drills
  • Live Fire
  • Structure Clearing Operations
  • Structure Entry Methods
  • Tactical Team Missions
  • Low Light Operations
  • Vehicle Assaults/Takedowns


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