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Flashcards in Building Approach, Entry and Search Deck (8):
1

Colour Codes for Buildings

White side: Front of the building
Red Side: Right side if you are looking at it
Black is the rear side (opposite of white)
Green Side: Left side as you are looking at it

2

Approach to the location

(i) Switch off warning devices
(ii) Slow down to reduce engine noise, avoid excessive braking. A slow approach speed also ensures you can stop where it is most suitable.
(iii) Switch off headlights
(iv) Turn down the volume of the police radio

3

Tactical Movement (5 sluts and a mole)

-- Shape
-- Shadow
-- Silhouette
-- Surface
-- Spacing
-- Movement

4

Define Cover

Anything that provides protection from hostile fire

5

Define Concealment

Is protection from hostile observation.

6

How fast should police move (deliberate movement)

Only as fast as you can think and shoot

7

ABC's of Cover

Accurate fire, Body Armour, Cover from hostile fire

8

The Six concepts and Principles of Team Movement

Stay together as much as possible
720 degrees of coverage where possible
Communication
Cover the angles
Threshold Evaluation
Speed of movement