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Diversionary Device Operator Course
Next course: September 22, 2023 (Fresno, CA)
This POST-certified course was designed to provide peace officers with the basic skills necessary to safely, responsibly and legally deploy diversionary devices on tactical operations. Legal foundations, storage and carry options, deployment techniques, render safe procedures, nomenclature & functionality, capabilities & limitations, and physiological effects will all be covered and practiced.
Comfortable training attire
Eye & ear protection (cup style)
Issued/normally worn gun belt with equipment
A quality flashlight and extra batteries
Issued handheld radio
Four (4) live diversionary devices
Water & snacks
LOCATION: The course will start at 0800 at the Fresno Police Regional Training Center at 6375 W. Central, Fresno. The course will start in the classroom and eventually move out to the on-site training structure.
LODGING: Recommended lodging is the Clovis Cole Best Western at 415 Clovis Ave, Clovis CA 93612 (phone: 559-299-1547). This hotel is walking distance from bars and restaurants in downtown Clovis and is centrally located between both training locations.