Government Training Institute Newsletter March 2020

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GTI Monthly Mission Brief
The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from a staff with extensive operational military and law enforcement experience.
Upcoming Training Classes
GTI would be glad to provide a written proposal, including all equipment needs and housing options, for any of the below listed courses, or any other training course that GTI provides. Just shoot us an email at info@gtitraining.org or give us a call at 803-259-1935. We can also provide a proposal for a Mobil Training Team (MTT) to deliver any of our courses at your training location.

An option to assist with agency funding to attend any of GTI's courses or to procure new equipment for the agency is the Asset Trading Program (ATP).

You can visit our website Asset Trading Program for more information or contact us at ATP@gtitraining.org and an program representative will get in touch with you.
GTI's Sniper Courses
Basic Sniper
Basic Sniper

The Government Training Institute's Basic Sniper course is an intensive 5 day course which covers an introduction to basic sniper, sniper nomenclature, weapon selection and maintenance, weapon manipulation, shooting fundamentals, ballistics, target engagement, team movement and sniper operations.

The next scheduled delivery for Basic Sniper is March 23rd-27th, 2020.

Tuition for the course is $975 per student.
Advanced Sniper
Advanced Sniper

The Government Training Institute's Advanced Sniper course is a 5 day course which covers an introduction to advanced sniper, basic fundamentals, camouflage and tactical movement, final firing positions, observation and field sketching, ranging, wind evaluation, moving targets, barriers, low light firing, angular shooting and long range shooting.

The next scheduled delivery for Advanced Sniper is April 13th-17th, 2020.

Tuition for the course is $975 per student.

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Public Order Management
Public Order Management Course
Government Training Institute's Public Order Management Program overview: The core principle of Public Order Management is that the vast majority of crowds that gather are law abiding citizens who are legally exercising their rights to protest and voice their concerns and beliefs. This understanding should be the basis of any lawful protest and we must remember that we all took an oath to "Serve and Protect" and that oath includes protecting protestors and their right to lawfully protest. GTI's course covers several topics related to public order including: decision making model, communication, disorder model, tactical options, command and control, crowd dynamics and audit trails. The course involves classroom lecture and discussions along with several table top exercises.

Training courses are scheduled for April 6th-10th and July 20th - 24th. The tuition for the 5 day course is $850 per student, and GTI recommends onsite housing and catered meals for an additional $375.

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GTI's Advanced SWAT Courses
The Government Training Institute's DHS Advanced SWAT courses are separated into three levels of training that correspond to the Department of Homeland Security's SWAT Typing Classifications, which is based on the team's equipment and special tactical capabilities, with a Type I team being the best equipped and most capable and the Type II and Type III teams having fewer assets.

Type III Advanced SWAT
TYPE III Advanced SWAT

The first level of training is for the Type III Advanced SWAT Team and the class covers a wide variety of topics including: SWAT Concepts, Equipment Selection, Firearms Selection, Body Armor and NIJ Ratings, Cover and Concealment, Introduction to Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Shooting Platforms and SNS Response to Threats, Scouting, Tactical Movements Outside the Structure, Mechanical and Ballistic Breaching, Tactical Angles, Occupancy Control, Alternate Methods of Team Communication, Slow & Deliberate Clearing Techniques, Dynamic Clearing Techniques, Live Fire Practical Exercises, Citizen & Team Member Recovery, Improvised Explosive Devices, Vehicle Assault Techniques, TIC/TOC Operations and Hostage Rescue Operations.

The next Type III course is April 20 - May 1

Type I Advanced SWAT
TYPE II Advanced SWAT

The Type II portion, in addition to all of the Type III elements of training, adds 3 more days consisting of Rappelling and Tactical Rappelling.

The next Type II course is April 20 - May 6

TYPE I Advanced SWAT

The Type I portion, in addition to all of the Type III and Type II elements of training, adds 2 more days and covers: Close Threat Reconnaissance, Night Vision and Fast Roping.

The next Type I course is April 20 - May 8

Learn More About Our Advanced SWAT Courses
DHS Basic SWAT Training
DHS Basic SWAT Training

The Government Training Institute's DHS Basic SWAT course covers several topics over the 7 days of training. Officers will learn proven dynamic entry and slow and deliberate entry tactics during practical exercises and force on force scenarios. Officers become familiarized with SWAT operations to include: High Risk Warrant Services, Vehicle Assaults, Citizen Team Member Recovery, and Ballistic / Mechanical Breaching. Students receive detailed practical applications in tactical shooting techniques associated with close quarter battle engagements. Students receive a detailed block of instruction on Terrorism, as well as tactical considerations when dealing with a terrorist threat such as improvised explosive devices. Students receive daily physical training to increase their physical performance in SWAT related mission environments.

The DHS Basic SWAT course is currently scheduled for May 11th-17th, 2020. Tuition for the course is $1200 per student.

Read More About Our DHS Basic SWAT Course
GTI Legion Courses
The GTI Legion program allows civilians access to the same fantastic instructors and training venues previously only accessible to Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders. All GTI Legion Courses are open enrollment.
Gunfighter Pistol Training Phase 1
Gunfighter Pistol Training Phase 1

The Gunfighter Pistol Training Phase 1 course will provide the shooter with the necessary skills to be proficient in the successful operation of a pistol. Instruction will include marksmanship mechanics, draw, weapon presentation, sight orientation, and trigger skills. The training will include live-fire range drills.

*The next course is April 4th and tuition is $200 per person.

Register online at Gunfighter Pistol Phase 1
Precision Rifle Course
Precision Rifle

The Precision Rifle class covers topics needed effectively shoot mid to long ranges. The class will cover equipment, ballistics, range estimation, environmental conditions, and angular units of measure. If you are looking to make ethical shots on game at extended ranges, or just enjoy shooting targets at long range this class will cover all the information necessary.

*The next course is April 18th and tuition is $250 per person.

Register online at Precision Rifle
Precision Rifle With Elevated Shooting

Precision Rifle
With Elevated Shooting

The extended version of the Precision Rifle course adds a second day with Elevated Shooting. The day is spent in our 135 foot / 10 floor elevated shooting tower that gives our students the opportunity to learn to shoot from high angles.

*The 2-Day version is being held April 18th - 19th and tuition is $400 per person.

Register at Precision Rifle With Elevated Shooting
Gunfighter Carbine Training Phase 1
Gunfighter Carbine Training Phase 1

The Gunfighter Carbine Training Phase 1 course will provide the shooter with the necessary skills to be proficient in the successful operation of a carbine rifle. Instruction will include marksmanship mechanics, draw, weapon presentation, sight orientation, and trigger skills. The training will include live-fire range drills.

*The next course is being held April 25th and tuition is $200 per person*

Register online at Gunfighter Carbine Phase 1
Wright Shooting Concepts

Brandon Wright is a seasoned firearms and tactical operations instructor with a results oriented, hands on approach. With over 10 years of Law Enforcement experience with the James City County and Virginia State Police Departments, Brandon is a Master Instructor and conducts advanced level firearms and tactical training for senior firearms instructors and tactical teams. Brandon is also an accomplished professional shooter and currently represents Team Smith & Wesson.

Brandon Wright's Advanced Pistol Skills
Advanced Pistol Skills

If you're looking to find the class to get you to the next level the Advanced Pistol Skills is it. Whether you're a Law Enforcement Officer or a Competition Shooter, the fundamentals apply the same. Brandon will walk you through learning the balance of speed and accuracy.

Topics covered in class will include: Student Assessment, Speed on the Draw / Reloads, Acceptable Sight Picture, Trigger Management, Target Transitions and Far Target vs. Close Target engagements.

*Tuition for the May 16th class is $200 per person and class is open enrollment*

Register online at Brandon Wright's Advanced Pistol Skills class.
Brandon Wright's Pistol Mounted Optics
Pistol Mounted Optics

Have you just purchased a Pistol Mounted Optic and need training on the How To? Or have you been shooting it for a while and have experienced "losing the dot". Brandon will walk you through how to navigate running an optic on your handgun. He will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a red dot, help you navigate obstacles like water/fog/mud, and build your confidence in your setup. A must have class if your everyday carry is equipped with a red dot.

Topics will include: Zeroing distances, Advantages and Disadvantages of a PMO, Gun Setup, Use of Suppressor Sights, Overcoming Potential Obstacles, Acceptable Sight Picture and One Handed Operations.

*Tuition for the May 17th class is $200 per person and class is open enrollment*

Register online at Brandon Wright's Pistol Mounted Optics class.
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