This course is designed to provide an overview of Troop Leading Procedures and the Army Operations Order to officers of a law enforcement agency (LEA). This course covers the benefits of keeping a mission folder and all the supporting documents required by an LEA for Drug Search Warrant Operations, the benefits of a standardized mission brief, describes the difference between a report writing style and the directive style for writing orders, introduces the LEA to the Army Operations Order format redesigned for the civil nature of police operations, introduces the LEA to Troop Leading Procedures and how they apply to the deliberate (search warrant) and hasty (call out) planning cycles, and covers planning considerations to identify all aspects of the given scenario in the civil environment. Upon completion of this course students will be able to better task organize for mission planning, organize information for future reference and briefing purposes, and integrate attached agencies into counterdrug operations.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of keeping a standardized mission folder.
  • Summarize the importance of a using a standardized briefing format.
  • Identify the format of the Operations Order.
  • Recognize and apply the eight Troop Leading Procedures.
  • Identify the need to list and identify all aspects of a given scenario to create a complete plan.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Length: 3 days/24 hours (2.5 days classroom, .5 days practical exercise).

Who May Attend: Law Enforcement.