Swatting (1 pm to 5 pm)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern
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Event Description
This four-hour course is designed to provide information regarding the proliferation of swatting and the impact on dispatch, law enforcement and our community as a whole. It will give an overview of the history of SWAT, the origins of Swatting, as well as how and by whom Swatting is executed. With a review of some case studies and the FBI Swatting Database, the course will examine best practices for dispatch centers to respond to these types of calls to provide a proper response to the communities and agencies we serve.  Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
  • Define Swatting and discuss what is meant by the term
  • Learn about the history of SWAT
  • Explore the origins of Swatting
  • List the types and techniques of executing Swatting calls
  • Discuss the landscape of laws in response to Swatting calls
  • Understand what the FBI Swatting Database is and its uses
  • Review Swatting Case Studies
  • Identify best practices for dispatch response to Swatting

    This session of "Swatting" is being offered in our virtual classroom featuring live instruction and interaction. 
    The cost is $150 per person; SNC Approved (MNA 2024-4316). The class will run from 1 pm to 5 pm
Virtual Classroom with live instruction
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