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Firearms, Arrest and Self-Defense Tactics (FAST)

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Firearms, Arrest and Self-Defense Tactics (FAST) Basic Class

Course ID: OSP-FAST

This five-day course deals specifically with officer safety and survival. This course is designed to accommodate both men and women. In addition, a program for women only is offered which deals with specific issues that female officers face relative to their daily duties. Please note females can be enrolled in any of the training classes below.

This course includes topics such as deadly errors, active shooter training, critical incident survival, firearms field trip, subject control tactics, cover and concealment, officer survival, psyche of survival, react-fire-win, hostile environment reaction and simmunitions scenarios.

Equipment needed:

  • Service Weapon
  • 500 rounds/clean fire ammo
  • Protective body armor
  • Professional-casual clothing
  • Scuff clothing (BDU - 3 pair)
  • Gym clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Long-sleeve sweatshirt
  • Flashlight
  • Simmunition Pistol & 3 Magazines (if available from department)
  • Tourniquet (if department issued)
Training Schedule
  • No. 24(Female Only): May 10 - 14, 2021
  • No. 114: September 13 - 17, 2021
Course Details
  • Class size: 20
  • Meals provided: Yes
  • Lodging provided: When available; please contact the Academy Scheduler at (614) 466-4896.
  • Cost: $125 (Your agency will be billed after completion. No payments will be accepted prior to course completion.)

Firearms, Arrest and Self-Defense Tactics (FAST) Advanced Class

Course ID: OSP-FASTADV

This five-day course deals specifically with officer safety and survival. This course is designed to accommodate both men and women.

This course builds on the principles learned in Firearms, Arrest, and Self-Defense Tactics (FAST), to facilitate a more advanced course. Topics included in the course are: deadly errors, rifle and pistol training, vehicle-centered firearms training, subject control tactics, cover and concealment, officer survival, react-fire-win, hostile environment reaction, and Simmunition scenarios.

Prerequisite: It is mandatory that the student has attended and completed the basic FAST program before attending this course.

Equipment needed:

  • Service Weapon
  • 500 rounds/clean fire ammo
  • Protective body armor
  • Professional-casual clothing
  • Scuff clothing (BDU - 3 pair)
  • Gym clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Long-sleeve sweatshirt
  • Flashlight
  • Simmunition Pistol & 3 Magazines (if available from department)
  • Tourniquet (if department issued)
  • Patrol Rifle
  • 250 Rounds of Rifle Ammunition
Training Schedule
  • No. 17: June 14 - 18, 2021
Course Details
  • Class size: 20
  • Meals provided: Yes
  • Lodging provided: When available; please contact the Academy Scheduler at (614) 466-4896.
  • Cost: $125 (Your agency will be billed after completion. No payments will be accepted prior to course completion.)

 

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Ohio State Highway Patrol
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223

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PO Box 182074
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2074

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