In the past two decades, horrific mass shootings have been thrust into public consciousness. Mitigating the effects of these events is the responsibility of those who serve in our communities ’public safety organizations. The public expects an effective and swift response to these threats. Research has shown, however, that many of the mass attacks, or active attack events, are over before law enforcement responders arrive on the scene.
Civilians who find themselves embroiled in such an event must be prepared to take immediate action to save their own lives before law enforcement arrives. The average response time for police response to an active attack event is three minutes. Without effective, pre-planned response options for civilians at the scene of the attack, many victims can be seriously injured or killed during these three minutes.
This course can be delivered in anywhere from 30-minute to 4-hour segments.
First responders and other professionals developing and/or utilizing a model response program
Anyone that intends to provide training for their employees, coworkers, or friends – the course is applicable to anyone from clergymen to store greeters.