Location: Distance Learning at www.MCTFT.Blackboard.com
Cost: Tuition free
Course Length: 1.5 hours
This distance learning session serves as both an introduction to mission planning and as a refresher course for those with practical experience. This class features a live instructor who is able to answer questions and interact with students in a, live, web-based environment.
In order to receive a training certificate, students must pass the final exam with a 70% or higher. This test is administered online at the end of the training session.
This course is designed to provide an overview of Troop Leading Procedures and the Army Operations Order to officers of a Law Enforcement Agency (LEA). This course covers the benefits of keeping a mission folder and all the supporting documents required by an LEA for Drug Search Warrant Operations; the benefits of a standardized mission brief and describes the difference between a report writing style and the directive style for writing orders; introduces the LEA to the Army Operations Order format redesigned for the civil nature of police operations; introduces the LEA to Troop Leading Procedures and how they apply to the deliberate (search warrant) and hasty (call out) planning cycles; covers planning considerations in order to identify all aspects of the given scenario in the civil environment. Upon completion of this course students will be able to better task organize for mission planning, organize information for future reference and briefing purposes, and integrate attached agencies into counterdrug operations.
- Understand the importance of a standardized mission folder
- Understand the importance of a standardized briefing format
- Understand the format of the operations order
- Understand and apply the eight troop leading pprocedures
- Identify all aspects of a given scenario in order to create a complete plan