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 at 1:30 pm. Dr. Pete Blair, Executive Director of ALERRT and David Austin, ALERRT Program Manager will be joined by Buda (Tx) Police Chief Bo Kidd and Marysville (Wa) Police Chief Rick Smith. Details here.

This presentation will provide an overview of the ALERRT training program, and address contemporary tactical considerations used when responding to an active shooter event. Additionally this presentation will discuss community engagement for law enforcement and civilian response options such as Avoid-Deny-Defend and other national concepts like Run-Hide-Fight as over half of active shooter events occur prior to law enforcement arrival.

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