Wilderness Skills for Rural Law Enforcement

CA POST approved for LE

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!

Are you an investigator, officer or deputy workin gin rural areas? Do you leace your vehicle to conduct crime scene investigations, suspicious circumstances calls, etc?

This 3 day 30 hour class gives you basic skill sets that will help keep you alive when you venture out. Know what you should carry and have readily available. Learn the latest in trauma care, TECC. A customized trauma kit and tourniquet to take home with you is included in the course cost

If you go out using a GPS you must be aware that the GPS satelite systems can go down. It did happen in summer 2020. Can you read the lines on the maps on your GPS to understand the terrain? Can you use a map and compass as your backup for locating where you are and which direction you have to go? This course gives you the basics on map and compass navigation in addition to integrating GPS, PLBs and phone Apps

Course Info

PREREQUISITES

L.E. or L.E.affiliate investigator.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be able to walk up to 2 miles continuously
  • Durable clothes and walking shoes or boots(our recommendation)
  • A signed liability waiver is required
  • Small backpack

COURSE LENGTH: 3 Days

COURSE HOURS: 30 Hours

COURSE TOPICS:
  • Outdoor skills analysis- what is important
  • Safety issues while traveling in rural areas, mountains and desert
  • Gear selection
  • Common hiking injuries, concerns
  • Trauma and Stop The Bleed
  • MARCHE for casualty care
  • Essentials for wilderness longer term care
  • Update on CPR
  • Land Navigation essentials
  • Land Navigation Primer-Determining best off traol routes
  • Map and terrain association
  • Compass courses
  • Rough terrain essentials

Course Cost: $1420

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