Counter Narcotics and Terrorism Operational Medical Support

Tactical First Responder (TFR) Course

Course Description

The fate of the wounded rests in the hands of the one that applies the first dressing.
Nicholas Senn, MD

This 16-hour course focuses on the delivery of essential lifesaving skills in the dynamic threat environment faced by today’s law enforcement first responders. The course provides a high-yield, structured approach to care delivery in the critical first few minutes when law enforcement personnel may be an injured victim’s best and only chance for survival. The course content does not require or presume any prior medical training or knowledge. Covering scenarios ranging from street encounters to active shooter incidents, this course is ideal for frontline law enforcement personnel such as patrol officers, rangers, deputies and special agents. The course incorporates classroom learning, skills stations and practical exercises.   


  1. Certified Law Enforcement Personnel with Agency sponsership
  2. No prior medical traning or knowledge presumed or required


$2,000/course for up to 20 participants

Course Scheduling

This course is provided to law enforcement agencies onsite at their department or training center on a request basis. Agencies interested in requesting a TFR Course should contact the CONTOMS Program for details.