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Federal Air Marshal Training Program (formerly FAMTP-II)

Transportation Security Administration Training Center

The FAMTP-II prepares Federal Air Marshal Candidates to perform unique and critical missions. FAMTP-II provides mission-specific training in transportation security, particularly the aviation domain, adapting physical skills such as firearms and defensive measures for safe application within the domain. The FAMTP-II course also reinforces and expands on topics introduced during FAMTP-I in the areas of International Law, Arrest Procedures, Report Writing, Transportation Information Sharing, Basic Negotiations, Aircraft Safety Procedures, Common Strategy, Aircraft Tactics, Defensive Measures and Advanced Firearms Techniques.

Accreditation History
Initial Accreditation