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Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy


April 27 – May 1, 2015


Start/End Time(s)

The class will start at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 27th and end on Friday, May 1st at 5:00 p.m.



Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy

3025 Lebanon Pike

Nashville, TN  37214



Vince Marquez, Gallatin Police Department



This 5 day, 50+ hour course is designed to provide knowledge and training to develop officers newly assigned to a Special Weapons and Tactics Unit.  This course is also well suited for tactical team leaders, narcotics officers, patrol supervisors, or any officer that desires to increase his/her knowledge and skills in Law Enforcement Tactical Operations.


This course is also designed to give an officer the skills to participate in the response to high-risk situations encountered by tactical units.  The curriculum focuses on developing not just individual physical skills but also critical thinking skills and a team mentality.


COURSE TOPICS:  The class will focus on the basic understanding of S.W.A.T. operations, including: SWAT history, liability issues, physical fitness/wellness, SWAT equipment/weapons, selection, intelligence gathering, rapid deployment/rapid rescue, barricaded persons, high risk warrants, emotionally disturbed people, vehicle and bus assaults, less than lethal applications, noise flash diversionary devices, and close quarter combat shooting concepts.




County & Local Officers – $250

State Officers – $300




50+ hours



Students must be certified peace officers in good standing with their agency.  Students must be able to provide agency ID on the first day of class.  There will be a physical evaluation on the afternoon of the first day of class.  This evaluation is NOT pass/fail.



Click HERE for a list of equipment and items you will need to bring.


To Register

If your department has been activated on the Acadis Portal, you can register via the Portal by clicking HERE. Log in and go to the Training & Events tab.


Or you can fill out the paper form and return to Kim Moss at:


or mail to: 3025 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214


or fax to 615.741.3366


Fill-in Form

Printable Form


Other Notes

Maximum number of students is 20.



For additional information on TLETA programs, please contact us at (615) 741-4448 or email us at: