Time: (40 hours/5 days)
Class Size: 36
Description: 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.
The train the trainer course includes the complete delivery of the Exterior Response to Active Shooter Events (ERASE) course of study as well as instructional techniques and methodology for delivering the course, force on target scenario development, safety protocols and procedures, graded participant teach backs, 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 Exterior Response to Active Shooter Events course at their home agency.