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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. Jun 21, 2024 0800-1700 
Sat. Jun 22, 2024 0800-1700 
Sun. Jun 23, 2024 0800-1700 
Sat. Jun 29, 2024 0800-1700 
Sun. Jun 30, 2024 0800-1700 
Location Rowan County Rescue Squad
1140 Julian Road, Salisbury NC 28146 
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Building/Room 1140 Julian Rd. Salisbury NC 28144 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
ESF ESF9 - Search and Rescue
Functional Areas Emergency Services
Offered By Rowan-Cabarrus Community College 
Primary Instructor Williams, Charles A. 
Course Length 60 hrs 
Course Hours 60 
Award Credentials
Equivalent Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 25
# Open Seats 15
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