Active Shooter/Terrorist Response for Civillians
The threat or perceived threat of an active shooter/terrorist is of significant concern to many of us in today’s world. At issue however, is the level of hype or hyperbole associated with the topic. Most of the information is based on the hysterics of the media, which has little basis in fact. Civilian Response to Active Shooters will dispel the myths.
An active shooter scenario can involve criminals, deranged individuals, terrorists or terrorist groups. The purpose of this class is to cut through the mis-information and provide an honest, accurate assessment of an active shooter threat.
This course will cover: criminal vs. terrorist attack, the criminal/terrorist attack cycle and response options, lone wolf attacks, large scale multi venue attacks and much more.
Advance skill techniques involving shooting on the move, precision shooting in a crowded environment, moving targets and protecting casualties will be taught, practiced and applied.
Both indoor and outdoor tactics will be covered. Other skills, concepts and tactics including strong point vs. shelter in place, emergency medical (e.g. gunshot wounds), and vehicle bailouts are covered in detail. Also included is the often overlooked issue of linking up with the police during or after an incident.
A well thought out combination of power point presentations, square range, skill drills, indoor and outdoor simulators and force on force scenarios with Simunitions are used to teach, practice and prepare the civilian to respond to an active shooter event.
This course is focused on the handgun as it is the most likely firearm a civilian has with them on a daily basis while out in public.
This class has a physical difficulty level of moderate. Students should be capable of getting into and out of kneeling, sitting and prone positions numerous times each day.
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