Critical Incident Response

Critical Incident Response

November 18 - 19, 2024

Rancho Cordova Police Department

2897 Kilgore Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

8am - 5pm

Hosted by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

CA POST Certified:



Whether you are an officer or supervisor, the decisions you make when responding to an in-progress incident can have a huge impact on how it ends. This course will show you how to do it right.

We’ll show you how to respond to an in-progress incident safely, calmly, and methodically. You’ll leave this course with the confidence to easily cut through confusion and uncertainty of a crisis. Spend two days training with us and we’ll skyrocket your leadership and decision-making skills.

You will learn not only the industry-standard tactics, but the latest modern concepts to use on fleeing suspects, barricaded suspects, mentally ill persons in crisis, and more.

We use contemporary videos and modern approaches to interactive learning to bolster your decision-making capability whether you’re an officer or a supervisor. You will leave the course with the tools to assume a leadership role during "hot calls".

You will learn about

  • Perimeters
  • Decision Making
  • Apprehending Fleeing Suspects
  • Barricaded Suspects
  • Incident Leadership
  • Actual Incident Videos
  • A Customizable Critical Incident Checklist
  • A fun and energetic instructor using modern teaching techniques
Deputy Chief Dan Flippo

Your instructor will be Dan Flippo, who recently retired as the Deputy Chief of the Santa Cruz, CA Police Department. Dan has decades of experience in SWAT and Patrol and is also an instructor with the National Tactical Officers Association. Most importantly, Dan understands your perspective whether you are from a large or small agency and whether you are an officer or supervisor. He is a passionate instructor who is going to make sure you have a great time while learning how to handle any critical incident.

Payment Methods

Once you enter the student information below and click "Register", you will be taken to a checkout page where you can pay using a credit card, or you may request that an invoice be sent to your department that can be paid online or by check and sent by mail. Please note that invoices incur a $15.00 non-refundable processing fee.

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