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Man Tracking - Tactical Tracking Operations (NC-8122)

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.

Training Objectives:

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.

Date(s)  Fri. Mar 06, 2020 0800-2200 
Sat. Mar 07, 2020 0800-2200 
Sun. Mar 08, 2020 0800-2200 
Fri. Mar 13, 2020 0800-2200 
Sat. Mar 14, 2020 0800-2200 
Sun. Mar 15, 2020 0800-2200 
Location Stanly County - Morrow Mountain State Park
49104 Morrow Mountain Rd., Albemarle NC 28001 
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
ESF ESF9 - Search and Rescue
Functional Areas Emergency Services
Offered By Stanly Community College 
Primary Instructor Williams, Charles A. 
Course Length 60 hrs 
Course Hours 60 
Maximum Participants 30
# Open Seats 17
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

Training will be conducted day and night and all weather conditions.

Course will consist of classroom and field work.

Course POC:  GaryHatley.  (704) 991-0238;

State Training POC:  Steven Sutton.  (919) 825-2261;   |   |  HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  Email TERMS Helpdesk