LEVEL I BASIC
This dynamic course of instruction is designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter. This course will cover shooting and moving, threshold evaluation, concepts and principles of team movement, setting up for and room entry techniques, approach and breaching the crisis site, secondary responder tactics, improvised explosive devices, and post engagement priorities of work. The course will culminate with dynamic force‑on‑force scenarios.
Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) Basic
The Active Attack Integrated Response Train-the-Trainer Course (AAIR) is a performance level course designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, tele-communicator and emergency medical services (EMS) in active attack / shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with key medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) guidelines, which can be used at the point of injury (POI) to increase survivability of victims. The course also provides a model framework for law enforcement, fire, and EMS to integrate responses during an active attack / shooter event through the rescue task force concept. This course has been designed to improve the safety and survivability of victims of active attack / shooter events and increase the effectiveness, coordination, and resource integration between law enforcement, fire, tele-communications and EMS when responding to these events.
Active Shooter Incident Management (ASIM)
This course provides participants an overview of the Incident Command System and its specific application to integrate and manage the law enforcement, fire, and EMS response to Active Shooter Events. The course prepares responders to manage the first hour of response to Active Shooter Events ranging from Basic Complexity to Complex Simultaneous Coordinated Attacks. Hands-on exercises simulate unpredictable Active Shooter Events in real time scenarios that enable learning and practice while improving effectiveness and officer safety as part of the VALOR officer safety initiative.
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)
Law enforcement officers and agencies are frequently requested by schools, businesses, and community members for direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active shooter event. The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills. Participants in this four (4) hour Train-the-Trainer course will receive a manual and PowerPoint presentation suitable for use in their own presentations.
Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRCC)
First responder agencies are frequently requested by schools, businesses, and community members for direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active attacker event. The Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRaCC) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. This course combines the civilian response with the Stop the Bleed Campaign, which empowers civilians to provide life-saving medical aid before first responders ever arrive. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills. Participants in this two day Train-the-Trainer course will receive a manual and PowerPoint presentation suitable for use in their own presentations.
This hands-on, dynamic course is designed to aid the first responder in approaching and breaching into a crisis site using traditional and non-traditional methods. The course covers the use of both manual and ballistic breaching tools to gain entry into a structure under extreme exigent circumstances that demand immediate entry to save and protect innocent lives.
Exterior Response to Active Shooter Events (ERASE)
This course is designed to prepare first responders for an open-air active shooter encounter. It addresses a wide range of tactics and techniques when addressing an exterior armed aggressor. This hands on course will cover equipment selection, vehicle ambushes, medical emergencies, vehicle and dismounted officer/citizen down rescue, individual/ team movement techniques, and emergency vehicle crisis response. Some participants attending this course have found it to be physically challenging. Officers attending this course should be able to walk moderate distances, jog, kneel, crawl, and lift moderate weight. This is an outside class and is routinely conducted during inclement weather conditions.
First Responder Medical (FRM)
This train‑the‑trainer course includes the complete delivery of the Tactical Medical for Patrol Officers course of study as well as instructional techniques and methodology for delivering the course, scenario development, safety protocols and procedures, graded participant teach‑backs, graded skills assessments, remediation, course critiques, and evaluations. Participants are provided with all lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, student manuals, and related courseware so that they are immediately prepared to deliver the Tactical Medical for Patrol Officers course at their home agency.
Medical Advanced Skills Course (MASC)
ALERRT introduced a new 8 hour Medical Advanced Skills Course (MASC) in 2018/2019 intended to provide medical first responders with best practices for the management of traumatic injured patients to enhance survivability and combat potentially preventable death specifically from active attacker events. Topics will include Pre-Hospital Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR), Compressible and Non-Compressible Bleeding Management, Hypotensive Resuscitation, Hemostatic Resuscitation, Airway Management, Tension Pneumothorax Management, Hypothermia Prevention and Management.
Solo Officer Rapid Deployment (SORD)
This dynamic course of instruction is designed to provide the solo officer (off-duty/plain clothes /uniform) with the knowledge, physical skills, and mind set on how to isolate, distract, or neutralize an armed threat like an active shooter. This course will cover reasons to carry for off-duty and plain clothes officers, levels of intervention, deadly force policies and case studies, ergonomic considerations for plain clothes carry, options for mitigating the occurrence of blue on blue shootings, concepts and principles of solo officer movement, threshold evaluation, setting up for and room entry techniques, post engagement priorities of work, and incident management. Day one includes live fire training and day two culminates with dynamic force‑on‑force scenarios.