Module 6:

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Recommended Time: Up to 8 hours (depending on the number of students and scenarios)
Primary Audience: Patrol Officers
Module Goal: Through scenario-based training and a video case study, the student will review and practice the range of skills needed to safely and effectively stabilize, manage and resolve critical incidents involving subjects not armed with a firearm. Skills related to critical decision-making, crisis recognition, tactical communications, and safety tactics will be reviewed and practiced in an integrated, hands-on manner.
Required Materials Digital presentation (PowerPoint); lesson plan; easel pad and markers; safety equipment/weapons and role players for scenario-based training. A video recorder for scenarios is optional.
Learning Objectives At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate their understanding of the key concepts covered in the ICAT training.
  • Demonstrate their ability to put those concepts into practice through successful completion of scenario-based training exercises.
  • Better recognize "suicide-by-cop" encounters and demonstrate the skills to successfully defuse and resolve these situations.
  • Explain the use of the Critical Decision-Making Model (CDM) in managing and resolving a critical incident.



To make the best use of this module, use the materials provided to facilitate and guide a discussion.

Module 6 Video Links