To instruct Search and Rescue (SAR) personnel, Law Enforcement, and other personnel with first response capability in man tracking a person in a wilderness environment during both day and night time conditions utilizing tactical operations to safely and securely move, track and locate the lost or evasive subject.
At the end of this block of instruction, the student will be able to work as a member of a tactical tracking team in a wilderness environment while using nature, terrain, and weather to their advantage while locating tracks, "sign" and other route disturbances left by a subject in passing.
1. Tactical tracking team member’s duties and responsibilities with situational awareness and knowledge of the operational area.
2. Team communications and camouflage and concealment.
3. Command team operations, duties and responsibilities.
4. Tactical tracking team formations and security considerations.
5. Categorizing the evader and tracking the evader (runaways, escaped convicts and terrorist).
6. Factors that affect evasion; preparation, opportunity, motivation and principles of evasion.
7. Lost track procedures day and night.
8. K-9 tracking team advantages and disadvantages.
9. Counter tracking techniques.
10. Search urgency determination.
Mon. May 13, 2019 0800 - 2200
Tue. May 14, 2019 0800 - 1700
Wed. May 15, 2019 0800 - 1700
Thu. May 16, 2019 0800 - 2200
Fri. May 17, 2019 0800 - 1700
Sat. May 18, 2019 0800 - 1600
Pensacola Fire Department - Yancey County
8955 Hwy 197 S, Burnsville NC 28714
ESF9 - Search and Rescue
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Offering Specific Information
Point of Contact: Jeff Howell 828-678-9266 or Jeff.firstname.lastname@example.org
State Point of Contact: Jamie Walker 919-825-2261 or email@example.com
Training will be conducted day and night and in all weather conditions. Consist of classroom and field work.