Critical Incident Commanders Course

Course detail

Program area: Investigative techniques

Course code: COMNDR

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
20-01 Full Ottawa 2020-01-20 2020-01-31
20-02 Full Ottawa 2020-03-02 2020-03-13
Cost – Canadian Police
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 4,450.00 $ 1,140.00 $ 841.44 $ 6,431.44
Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 6,375.00 $ 1,140.00 $ 841.44 $ 8,356.44


  • Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost includes weekend stays for the duration of the course and is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night.
  • Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)


Critical Incidents are typically unplanned events such as hostage takings, barricaded persons, workplace violence, and other crisis situations. These events significantly impact public safety and require special organizational skills and abilities on the part of emergency response personnel. This course helps prepare senior police officials tasked with the critical incident command of police operations. It provides them with the knowledge, skills and commonly accepted practices and procedures essential to the effective and efficient planning and direction of such operations in crisis situations.

Format and delivery

Length of course: 10 days

Class size: maximum 16 students

Delivery setting: in classroom

Learning outcomes

Eligibility and mandatory requirements



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