North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Regional SWAT In-Service Training

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for active tactical teams that want the opportunity to receive in-service training by participating in a series of workshops to test their decision-making, shooting skills, tactical skills and their ability to function as a team.  The workshops will focus on a variety of tactical issues encountered by specialty units in the SWAT world.  This course is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Tactical Officers Association.

Course Goal:

To provide the operator with the technical and tactical skills needed to perform the high liability response required to effectively function in their assigned jurisdiction.  This in-service training will present a variety of workshops geared to assist the operator to effectively control potentially dangerous situations, perform professionally under all conditions and achieve the desired outcome in an encounter.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information received during this course of instruction:


 ► Combat rifle motivational drills

 ► Tactical handgun and shield drills

 ► Force on Force room entry

 ► Vehicle Assaults

 ► Sniper Drills

 ► Other Tactical oriented courses to be announced


This course employs classroom instruction, demonstration, combat courses of fire and practical exercise.

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required for all class sessions.  In order to satisfactorily complete this course, the student must participate in all class discussions and activities.

Equipment Requirements (Subject to change):

 ► Full tactical gear kit

 ► Ballistic shield

 ► 2 smoke

 ► 1 CS gas

 ► Gas mask w/ filter

 ► 2 flash bangs if possible

 ► Handgun ammo - 250 per operator

 ► Rifle ammo - 200 per operator

 ► Sniper ammo - 100 rounds

 ► Armored vehicle if possible

 ► SIMS handguns if available

 ► Less lethal gun and 2 training rounds

 ► Eye/ear protection

 ► Body Armor


Register for ALL NCJA classes ((online, traditional and web-based) on our North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.


Course Coordinator:

Floyd Yoder

Length of Course:

 Two days - 16 hours

Co-sponsored by the North Carolina Tactical Officers Association

Limit 10 students per department.