Patrol Tactics 24 Hour In-Service

Given a written and practical exam composed of vehicle contacts, person contacts and structural clearing.  Participants will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Threat recognition, prioritization and response
  • High risk handcuffing
  • Legal authority
  • Contact and cover
  • Equipment management
  • Care after fire
  • Angular evaluations on vertical edges
    • Structures and vehicles


Available Sessions are located in the ACADIS List of Available Training.  To see those sessions and for registration, please follow this link – Available Training.

Once on this training page, locate the “FILTERS” button at the top right-hand side of the page.

In the “Keyword” Field, type – 2192 and then hit the APPLY button.

All available FTO Sessions will be displayed.  For more information on each session, click the individual session.

Contact your agency ACADIS training manager to register.  

All participants must not have any physical limitations.
No Fee
Don Arnold (LETCSA Patrol Tactics/De-escalation Program Manager), Ciara Colon (Administrative Assistant)

(206) 786-8951

Who can attend our classes?

This course is open to all Peace Officers certified in the State of Washington.

Required Equipment

  • Fully equipped duty belt and inert firearm
  • Handcuffs (and keys)
  • Sturdy boots 

Pre-Course work

Participants must read WAC 139-11.

Dress Code

Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus. 

Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in business casual attire.  They will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.


This course is regulated by the following:


Class hours are 0800-1700, Monday through Wednesday, with the exception of State and Federal Holidays. 

Please note the session dates below. 


Deadline to cancel is 14 days prior to class.  Late cancellations are subject to fee.