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Flood Awareness Training for Law Enforcement & Non-Rescuers


Flood Awareness Training for Law Enforcement & Non-Rescuers addresses the special considerations faced by law enforcement when responding to a flood.

Flooding and Swift Water environments create unique challenges for those tasked with protecting the citizens while keeping themselves safe also. Law Enforcement must be close enough to the water to create an effective perimeter but not close enough to become another flood victim.

This is course is developed specifically for those tasked with establishing and maintaining that perimeter around dangerous flood waters.

Not a rescue class. Not a reconfigured fire fighter class. The course was developed by law enforcement for law enforcement.

In this brief course you'll learn what unique risks are faced by law enforcement due to flood waters and the steps to take to reduce that risk.


  • Improve your safety margin within a hazardous environment

  • Identify the different types of flood water and the risks they pose

  • Evaluate the tactics needed to operate safely around dynamic water


    It’s a very good reminder of what should be everyday common sense. However, adrenaline and sense of being a hero sometimes cloud the judgement of an otherwise rational decision making process. Thanks for the realism.

  • Ryan Rider says:

    I found this course very inclusive of information needed for patrol officers and their supervisors. It did a great job on awareness of hazards that could occur. Working in Texas, we don’t always deal with flood waters, but like numerous aspects of the street cop, this type of training brings needed knowledge to the surface and helps the memory. I would recommend this course for any officer interested in improving their skills, which sometimes means we go home to the family another day. Win/Win…

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