The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center is among the leading training programs at Texas State University. The ALERRT Center is a part of the School of Criminal Justice, in the College of Applied Arts and Science at Texas State, and we work closely with the Office of Research and Federal Relations. As of the Fall of 2018, the ALERRT Center had been awarded more than $72 million in state and federal grants to deliver this active shooter response training around the nation.
Major Funding Partners:
- COPS Office, Department of Justice
- Bureau of Justice Assistance, Department of Justice
- Texas Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division
- FBI, Department of Justice
- National Training and Education Division, Department of Homeland Security
Additionally, we have received funding from many states, regions, and cities who have funded this vital training and adopted the ALERRT Standard for their law enforcement officers. We are proud to have trained officers in 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada, and Australia, and look forward to continued delivery of this important and life-saving training across the nation.
Local Working Partners:
- City of San Marcos
- Hays County Sheriff's Office
- Texas School Safety Center
- Texas Tactical Police Officers Association
- Gary Job Corps Center, San Marcos - Department of Labor