Critical Incident Response Special Police Operations Major

Description: A program focusing on the principles and techniques for dealing with police emergencies such as hostage situations, bomb threats, barricades and terrorist incidents. Includes instruction in crisis management, command procedures, incident containment, information collection and debriefing, first responder negotiation, victim and criminal psychology, site survey and surveillance, special weapons and tactics, interagency communications and joint operations, pre-confrontation and contingency planning, assault and rescue operations, security and crowd control, media relations, and post-operation procedures.

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Critical Incident Response Special Police Operations Major

What Courses Do Critical Incident Response Special Police Operations Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Critical Incident Response Special Police Operations majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Communications
  • Crisis Management
  • Law
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations