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.
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.
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.
(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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The August 2015 ALERRT newsletter is available. It includes VALOR and ALERRT conference information and other articles. Read online here: https://t.e2ma.net/message/r0.. Read more.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After gunmen repeatedly have killed people in public places across the country, local police departments regularly train officers for “active shooter” situatio.. Read more.
Two shots rang out, and someone yelled, “Gun.” Most of those people filling the hallways “between classes” ran into rooms, barricading t.. Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The woman’s voice on the intercom was anguished. “There’s a shooter in the building. Lockdown! Lockdown!” Ins.. Read more.
Lincoln police officers are preparing themselves for life-threatening situations by running through simulations. LPD officials say they conduct active shooter simulations.. Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 - 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.
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.