ALERRT July 2018 Newsletter


The Tradeoff: Speed vs. Safety Dr. J. Pete Blair ALERRT Executive Director For quite some time response to active attacks has been shifting. In the late 90s, off.. Read more.

Prepare Today for What Can Happen Tomorrow: Coordinated Active Attack Training for First Responders


Establishing relationships well before an incident occurs is critical to any successful response. For this reason, the COPS Office is funding Texas State University .. Read more.

What if a mass shooting happened here?


If a shooting like the one in Las Vegas were to occur in Mississippi, how would law enforcement handle the situation? Law enforcement and medical services do have a re.. Read more.

Authorities participate in active shooter exercise


(WJTV) — Some local law enforcement officers participated in an active shooter exercise Friday morning. Some deputies from the Hinds County Sheriff’s Depart.. Read more.

Coming Soon: Officer Safety & Wellness Conference Aug. 3-4 in Orlando


Sponsored by: U.S. Department of Justice (, Bureau of Justice Assistance ( .. Read more.

ALERRT July 2017 Newsletter


What Makes Tactics Work? John Curnutt, Assistant Director, ALERRT at Texas State University This edition of Tactical Corner isn’t much about tactics, but what m.. Read more.

ALERRT May 2017 Newsletter


Stop The Killing: Are your tactics obscuring your objectives? Dr. J. Pete Blair, Executive Director, ALERRT at Texas State University In our classes, we teach s.. Read more.

ALERRT March-April 2017 Newsletter


It's About Time John Curnutt, Assistant Director ALERRT at Texas State University Immediately after Columbine, agencies across the nation looked around and determine.. Read more.

ALERRT January-February 2017 Newsletter


Save the dates for the 2017 ALERRT Integrated Response to Active Attacks Conference. Law Enforcement • Fire • EMS MONDAY NOV. 6 - THURSDAY NOV. 9 Embassy Suites Co.. Read more.

ALERRT November-December 2016 Newsletter


The 2016 ALERRT Conference was one for the books. With more than 1100 people in attendance; 41 states represented; and participants and speakers spanning the gl.. Read more.

ALERRT October 2016 Newsletter


The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State will be featured at the 2016 IACP Conference in San Diego on Tuesday, October 18 .. Read more.

ALERRT October 2015 Newsletter


The October 2015 ALERRT newsletter is available. It includes: Registration Still Open For ALERRT Conference Don't Name Them/ No Notoriety in the news Read .. Read more.

ALERRT September 2015 Newsletter


The September 2015 ALERRT newsletter is available. It includes: Limited Seats Available in Active Threat Integrated Response Class (ATIRC) in San Marcos TX Breach.. Read more.

Active Shooter Events from 2000 to 2012


On April 20, 1999, two Columbine High School students killed twelve classmates and a teacher in Littleton, Colorado. The shooters committed suicide before officers entered.. Read more.

ALERRT August 2015 Newsletter


The August 2015 ALERRT newsletter is available. It includes VALOR and ALERRT conference information and other articles. Read online here: Read more.

All-Hazards Mitigation: Active Shooter Incidents


Scenario: At 2200 hours on a Friday night, the alarm sounds for a possible violence response: “Engine, Medic, Battalion, respond to a movie theater.” En route, dispatc.. Read more.

Police, Hospital Staff Prepare for Worst With Active Shooter Drill


Police teamed up with medical personnel Monday to prepare for an active shooter scenario, which was once considered unthinkable but has now become all to real in Connectic.. Read more.

Active Shooter Exercise Trains Potential Victims And First Responders


CARSON CITY, NV - At times it looked real, even frightening, given recent events elsewhere. It was, however, only a training exercise Wednesday morning at the Nevada Natio.. Read more.

HomeLewisville LeaderNews Preparing for the worst: Lewisville departments join together for active s


While they hope it never happens in their city, the Lewisville police and fire departments aren’t taking any chances when it comes to the possibility of an active shooter .. Read more.

Police run drills at Clarksville High School


CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville High School turned into a training ground for local law enforcement Thursday for a fourth day of active shooter drills, an initiative that’.. Read more.

2015 ALERRT Conference Vendor Information


The vendor show for the 2015 ALERRT Active Shooter Integrated Response Conference offers a unique opportunity to showcase products and services at the only national .. Read more.

Officers go through active shooter training


KILLEN – It was a situation no law enforcement officer wants to be involved in — an active shooter inside an elementary school. Quickly, officers from various la.. Read more.

Alabama educators simulate active shooter scenario


GULF SHORES, AL (WALA) - An active shooter simulation played itself out at Gulf Shores High School today. But instead of police and county deputies taking down the pretend.. Read more.

Local officers train to deal with ‘active shooters’


After gunmen repeatedly have killed people in public places across the country, local police departments regularly train officers for “active shooter” situatio.. Read more.

Training teaches shooter responses


Two shots rang out, and someone yelled, “Gun.” Most of those people filling the hallways “between classes” ran into rooms, barricading t.. Read more.

What if there was an active shooter on campus?


Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary School and Columbine High School are three schools that will forever be remembered as the locations of some of the deadliest mass shoo.. Read more.

Texas State Univ­ersity, Walmart team up to create acti­ve-shooter training video


SAN MARCOS, Texas - Over the past decade, there has been a significant increase in the number of active-shooter events resulting in numerous deaths around the country. .. Read more.

Alaska police officers get active shooter training from pros


The pistols were painted blue and loaded with blanks or paintballs and the hostage's cries for help weren't real. This week, police officers from around Alaska are training in.. Read more.

Keystone Heights High School active school shooting exercise


CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - There have been almost 400 school shootings since 1992. Some get national attention, some don't, but they are all devastating. Dale Regan, he.. Read more.

Lockdown 101: School staff join in active-shooter training


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The woman’s voice on the intercom was anguished. “There’s a shooter in the building. Lockdown! Lockdown!” Ins.. Read more.

Police practice active shooter scenarios


Lincoln police officers are preparing themselves for life-threatening situations by running through simulations. LPD officials say they conduct active shooter simulations.. Read more.

Casper teachers learn proactive measures in case of shooting scenario


Vickie Skates, an employee of the Natrona County School District, stood in an elementary school hallway Friday holding a plastic pistol. The airsoft gun had been load.. Read more.

NSA Annapolis conducts active shooter exercise


WASHINGTON - Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis teamed up with the city of Annapolis, Maryland, to conduct an active shooter exercise as part of the annual exercise Solid .. Read more.

School holds 'Active Shooter Training' in Georgetown


SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT)- Kentucky State Police want to make sure they're prepared. Teachers had some hands-on practice, on what to do if there is a school shooting. .. Read more.

Exclusive: LASD Teaches Public How to Survive Active Shooter Situation in New Video


LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- They come out of nowhere, unpredictable and with lighting speed. From the furthest corners of the globe to our own backyard, active shooter tragedies are.. Read more.

Unprecedented security: Even Super Bowl officials took ‘active shooter preparedness’ training


Unprecedented security measures for the Super Bowl have earned much attention from the press this week, augmented by plenty of outreach from the Department of Homeland Securit.. Read more.

Community hospitals talk about security in wake of shooting at Brigham and Women's Hospital


WINCHESTER - When the news broke last week that a cardiovascular doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston had been gunned down in the hospital building, the .. Read more.

Report praises Fort Hood’s response to April rampage


FORT HOOD — A report on the April 2 shooting praised the installation’s response to the tragic incident that left four dead and 16 wounded. The report, rel.. Read more.

San Bernardino High students train for active-shooter crisis


SAN BERNARDINO - A girl with blood painted on her face lay in a San Bernardino High School hallway on Thursday as a bald man wearing a khaki trench coat fired blanks from .. Read more.

Officer Safety Train-the-Trainer Workshop, November 5-6


This training was developed for sworn law enforcement. State, local, and tribal law enforcement trainers who focus on any component of officer safety should attend this tr.. Read more.

ALERRT training held in Fort Bend County


Last week, Fort Bend ISD’s Travis High School seemed like something out of a movie. Don’t worry, it was all a carefully orchestrated exercise, and an important.. Read more.