Special Tactics First Live, In-Person Course

Special Tactics First Live, In-Person Course

Special Tactics is honored to host a 5-day Hostage Negotiation training course from world-renowned hostage negotiation expert Jack Cambria, former commander of the NYPD's Hostage Negotiation Team. The course will be conducted at the OmniWarrior Training Center in Manassas, VA from 25-29 March 2019. Send an email to staff@specialtactics.global to register today. ABOUT THE COURSE:  Course [...]
School/Church Defense (Part 3): Auxiliary Security Assets

School/Church Defense (Part 3): Auxiliary Security Assets

The first installment of our four-part article on school/church defense focused on the importance of integrating three elements into a cohesive plan of action: On-site armed guards, auxiliary security/support personnel and local law enforcement. The second installment last week focused on seven suggestions for employing armed guards for school defense and how to integrate those […]

Defensive Planning (Part 1): Contingency Planning and Threat Courses of Action

Defensive Planning (Part 1): Contingency Planning and Threat Courses of Action

The fundamentals for planning a good defense are the same, whether you are a military planner preparing to defend South Korea, a law enforcement/security professional assigned to secure a compound/event or a citizen trying to defend your home and family from an intruder. This article is the first in a 3-part series on defensive planning. […]

A Good Selection Course Never Ends

A Good Selection Course Never Ends

According to the Special Tactics philosophy, two critical factors have a greater impact on combat performance than any other: training and selection. While we have written several online articles on training, we have yet to cover selection. The following article offers some concepts and guidelines that can help any unit (regardless of size) improve its […]