Responding to an Active Shooter Event: First Officer Considerations
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) VALOR Program, 2016
This VALOR webinar was held on August 16, 2016. Participants learned about active shooter events and considerations that law enforcement officers should be aware of when responding to an active shooter event. Leading experts from the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Program discussed: statistics of active shooter events; risks associated with response to active shooter events; ALERRT best practices for the first officer arriving on scene; and considerations for off-duty officers. This webinar is designed for sworn law enforcement officers and executive-level law enforcement and is available on the VALOR web portal at no cost.