Your response to an active shooter situation is always critical. You may be the only officer on duty, the first responder of a dispatched team, or selected as an active response team member. This course of study presents several important aspects relating to responding to an active shooter scenario. A real case study of a past active shooter situation is presented in this course. We also present first responder, individual, and team tactics and other important safety skills.
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This class has been accredited by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 1.00 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that ‘accreditation’ indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.
Relias Learning is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course Active Shooter Response 1.0, 10397-0188 has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive 1.00 hours of continuing education.
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Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Throughout this Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: Case Study: Jonesboro, Arkansas A. Crime Scene Sketch B. The Crime Scene C. Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden D. A Sad Fact E. A Case Study: Jonesboro, Arkansas Section 3: Officer Response A. Traditional Deployment to an Active Shooter Event B. Rapid Deployment to an Active Shooter Event C. When Should Rapid Deployment be Utilized? D. Rapid Deployment Tactics E. Rapid Deployment Priorities F. First Responder Tactics G. An Interesting Fact H. Officer Response Section 4: First Responder Tactics: Team Formations A. Team Formations B. Hallway Setting C. Moving Down a Hallway D. Try to Avoid Hugging Walls in the Hallways E. Moving to a Stack Formation through a Small Opening F. Moving Down a Hallway – Clearing a Room G. Who Goes First? H. Room Clearing: Button Hook Method I. Room Clearing: Crisscross Method J. Crisscross Method K. Suspect Contact and Apprehension L. An Interesting Fact M. First Responder Tactics: Team Formations Section 5: Evacuating a Victim A. Rescue Formation used to Evacuate Casualties B. Evacuating a Victim C. The Los Angeles / SLA Shootout D. An Interesting Fact E. Evacuating a Victim Section 6: First Responder Equipment and Weapons A. Proper Equipment and Weapons B. Breaching Shotgun C. Proper Equipment and Weapons D. First Responder Equipment and Weapons Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. References
David Lee Salmon has a BS in Criminal Justice from San Houston State University, Texas. David's background includes being a Law Enforcement and Jail Risk Manager, as well as having served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence. He currently is the OSS Academy Training Coordinator, based in Texas, providing Law Enforcement and Corrections staff with online training. David also serves as the Vice-President of the OSS Law Enforcement Advisors, which provides risk management services, expert witness services, training programs, and law enforcement management tools. Disclosure: David Lee Salmon II, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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