Ballistic Breaching Operator

8 Hours – Ballistic Breaching Operator – CTS Master Instructor (23rd ONLY)

This 8-hour operator course is designed for those officers with a desire to learn new breaching techniques and develop their operational skills. The course will assist Operators with integration of the 12 gauge breaching option into their current tactical methods. There will be emphasis on developing a breaching program, department policies, preplanning, deployment procedures, identifying door construction, team member positioning and target or breach points, breaching contingencies, post operation documentation and legal aspects of breaching. Demonstrations and Ranges drills will be conducted under the supervision of the CTS Master Instructor, the students will have responsibility to attend both classroom and range activity for the Basic Breaching Course.


  • Eye Protection
  • Gloves
  • Hearing Protection
  • Tactical Gear
  • Breaching Shotgun Are Recommended


The Phil Shingleton – CTS Master Instructor (