Active Shooter Events and Response
Active Shooter Events Response (ASER)
Time: (4 hours/.5 day)
Class Size: 75-100 students per day, 1 class per day
Prerequisite: Sworn law enforcement officer
Recommended Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper
Description: This 4-hour lecture based awareness class is for all Law Enforcement, including mid-level and upper management. The course takes a look at the current threat picture. It describes significant changes in best practices for active shooter response. The driving force concept is introduced to assist in decision making during initial response to stop the killing, Point-of-Injury medical care and evacuation to a higher level of care to stop the dying. Introduction to the integrated Rescue Task Force model, working with fire and EMS personnel within a warm zone with traditional protocols as well as ambulance exchange points. Empowering and instilling confidence in the civilians LE serves by providing response strategies on how to survive an active shooter event. Finally, the course discusses model civilian programs and awareness campaigns.
If you are interested in hosting this class, please see the requirements listed below then fill out a Hosting Request Form.
1) The primary host agency must be a state or local agency.
2) Each class is required to be filled with sworn state and local law enforcement officers from multiple agencies. In the event that federal or military personnel are inquiring about registering, and you have given priority to state/local officers, you are allowed up to 3 slots to approve for federal/military. These federal/military students must not take seats from state or local officers.
3) The host agency will provide a large classroom or auditorium setting, along with audio-visual equipment suitable for the space, and seating for the participants. AV equipment needs to include a PowerPoint projector and computer, speakers and two cordless or lapel microphones.
4) The host agency will be responsible for registration. We will post the class to our website under ‘Upcoming Courses’, and list the POC’s contact information for registration. Under special circumstances, we can remove the class from the website at the agency’s request.
5) The host agency is responsible for the advertisement of the class. We will send you the course flyer for distribution.
6) ALERRT will issue certificates for all classes and, in Texas, we will post hours to TCOLE.
7) In the event a class can’t be filled, ALERRT reserves the option to open registration nationwide or cancel the class.
For questions specific to this course type, please contact your ALERRT Regional Manager directly.