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Backcountry Tactical Tracking Training Program

5 Training Days
Locations Offered: 


The Back Country Tactical Training Program (BTTTP) is designed to provide law enforcement officers (LEO) in the area of fundamental tracking and safe team tactics related to fugitive manhunts.  The techniques instructed in this program can also be utilized for Search and Rescue (SAR) missions.  The BTTTP includes the information needed to conduct training during in-service or refresher training.


  1. Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.
  2. Must be able to participate in intensive training lasting up to ten hours per day. 
  3. Must not have any medical restrictions.

Required Training Materials

  • Camelback or other means of hydration
  • Appropriate wear (e.g., BDUs, agency t-shirt, boots, etc.)
  • Bug spray

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Tracking and Sign Cutting
  • Map Reading and Land Navigation
  • Camouflage for Tracking Operations
  • Orientation for Backcountry Tactics and Tracking Training Program

Program Registration

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to or telephone 912-267-3344. 

State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email or call us at 1-800-743-5382.

International (non-US) personnel should email or telephone 912-261-4023.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-2599
Artesia: (575) 746-5962