Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response (PER-275)

Terrorism involving active shooter attacks on population centers has become part of law enforcement officers’ awareness; however, increased awareness of ​a problem does not ensure preparedness or appropriate response tactics. This course addresses technical aspects of planning and implementing a rapid law enforcement deployment to an active shooter incident through classroom presentations, hands-on performance-based field training, and scenario-based practical exercises.​


Min/Max Enrollment: Min 20; Max 30

Hours:  24 (Direct Delivery; Indirect Delivery);

Format: Instructor-Led Training (Direct Delivery; Indirect Delivery)

DHS Course #: PER-275; PER-275-2

Facility Requirements: Please view this document for facility requirements.

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Professional Disciplines

Law Enforcement

The target audience for the Direct Delivery version of this course involves individuals who respond to or support the response to any type of active shooter incident including:

  • ​State and local law enforcement
  • Range instructors
  • Firearms instructors
  • School resource officers
  • Emergency services instructors of first responders
  • First-line supervisors of first responders

The Indirect version of this course is commonly delivered as part of in-service or academy training to support continuing education.​


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