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Number: 520

  • De-escalation Techniques
  • Emergency Medical Response
  • Law Concerning Stops, Searches, and Use of Force
  • Legal Updates
  • Officer Safety Techniques
January 3, 2023
0800 - 1600

This 8-hour course is designed to instruct all officers, at all levels, in techniques and tactics that can effectively be used in response to an active shooter. Termed “Rapid Deployment,” these techniques and tactics are meant to show officers at the first responder level how to maneuver in 2-3 man teams in order to neutralize an immediate threat as quickly as possible. The goal is simple: stop the threat, and save lives.

Topics addressed include:
-defining and active shooter
-brief history of active shooter incident’s
-small team formations and movements
-basic room entry and clearing
-scenarios utilizing role players and simmunitions

Those attending should bring:
-eye protection
-body armor (recommended)
-gloves and protective clothing for simmunition rounds (sweatshirt/jacket is recommended)
-duty belt (or whatever you wear to work on a daily basis)
-duty pistol with magazines
-AR-15 with sling (recommended – student must be qualified by their department to carry the AR-15)
-Simmunition conversion kit for weapons if department has them available (instructors will have kits for Sig Sauer P229 and AR-15 in addition to two converted Glock pistols)
– No live rounds will be needed.

Instructor: MTU 8 Instructors