Date(s): Feb. 25–26 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tactical Flight Officers Course

Professional Education Course (PEC)
Instructor: Clay Lacey

Price by Jan. 12: $540 Member | $795 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 12: $700 Member | $1,020 Nonmember

The Tactical Flight Officers Course will include the following topics:

  • Introduction and course review
  • TFO selection and training programs
  • Helicopter patrol tactics
  • Aviation crew resource management (CRM)
  • Suspect tactics and perimeter containment
  • Vehicle pursuit management
  • Personal protective and safety equipment
  • Thermal imagery theory and tactics
  • Air support to K-9 operations
  • Course review/critique.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

Instructor Bio

Clay Lacey is a commercial helicopter and airplane pilot and a tactical flight officer (TFO) with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Aviation Operations Division (AOD) stationed in Dallas–Fort Worth. Clay built the DPS TFO training program from the ground up and currently serves as an instructor within the unit. He teaches around the world on behalf of the Airborne Public Safety Association and individual law enforcement units.

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