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County Correctional – HOSTAGE RESCUE TEAM

September 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am - September 9, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Course Location

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
18102 Cumberland Road, Noblesville, IN 46060

Course Dates

September 19th – 23rd 2022

Course Profile

This is the first national program released exclusively for “County Corrections”. The program is based on national research following 10 years of CERT training programs delivered to counties nationwide. This 3-day (24 hour) day & night operations certification training program designed to effectively train select personnel as HRT members to judiciously manage potential hostage rescue operations within a county jail facility. Extensive training in aggressive take-down techniques, dynamic & stealth facility team movement, rescue and downed officer methods will be intensively covered utilizing modern technological advanced less lethal weaponry.
Officers selected for this training should be in superior physical condition and have extensive CERT experience. This course is extremely, mentally & physically demanding!

Topics Covered in the Program Include
  • Intensive practice, drills and scenarios in the proper preparation and implementation of an operational Correctional HRT Tactical Action Plan8 for use in various areas of a facility utilizing a four-to-six-person team.
  • Considerations in various HRT equipment requirements, HRT threat assessment analyses, HRT environmental logistics and known intelligence.
  • Rescue tactics for downed officer(s) with protection & controlled movement will be extensively practiced with & without specialized equipment
  • Realistic, hands-on use & employment of specialized 12 GA chemical, and diversionary munitions, for use in HRT operations.
  • Numerous exercises and scenarios in both stealth & dynamic operations will be conducted in both day & night operations in and outside a facility.

$3,000 per six-man team (Max. 4 6-man teams)
Inclusive of course manual, 12 GA diversionary munitions, course materials and 3-year certification. NOTE: Students must bring some additional munitions and equipment to this course. A list will be email upon registration. Limited enrollment, register your team early.


Matt Hyde S.E.R.T Commander
Phone: (317) 776-5032
Email : Matthew.Hyde@hamiltoncounty.in.gov


All TJA Use of Force Training, LLC courses are fully certified and recognized throughout the United States. Since 1983, TJA Use of Force Training has been responsible for the training and certification of thousands of instructors and is regarded as one of the leading correctional use of force trainers the country. TJA “backs in court” at “NO COST” all training programs and certified instructors in the unlikely event of litigation.


September 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am
September 9, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
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Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
18102 Cumberland Road
Noblesville, IN 46060 United States
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