Warrensburg, Missouri; July 1, 2014 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
ABOUT THIS TRAINING
The course is designed to introduce the dynamics surrounding violence in our schools and what to expect during a law enforcement response to an active shooter. It reviews the history of violence in our schools, demographics of attackers and the most publicized active school shooter tragedies. It also provides information relating to emergency response procedures for school officials, including elements of a lockdown procedure, a tri-level lockdown system, what to do if a shooter pulls the fire alarm and how to respond to shots fired inside the school. All participants learn proper priorities for active shooter situations, the responsibility of the “contact team”, tips for locating the shooter and the legal standard for using force to stop the shooting. Law enforcement first responders participate in basic tactical movement and room entry exercises.
8-hrs Total (CEH: 3-hours Technical Skill; 1-hour Legal Studies; & 4-hours Skill Development – firearms)
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Lieutenant Mike Turner, Missouri State Highway Patrol
Lieutenant Michael Turner is an 18-year veteran of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and is currently assigned as a Troop Lieutenant. He served as a member of the Troop F SWAT team for 15 years, was the team leader for his last 8 years on the team, and currently serves as the assistant director. Lieutenant Turner is an experienced entry team member and crisis/hostage negotiator. He has coordinated annual SWAT training for the Patrol and other Missouri agencies for several years. He founded and has served as president of the Central Missouri Tactical Officers Association and was one of the principal authors of the Patrol’s SWAT manual. Lieutenant Turner possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Lieutenant Turner is an experienced instructor and assists the academy in basic and advanced SWAT, less lethal munitions, distraction devices, response to active shooter, incident response to terrorist bombings, and many other courses. He has participated in and supervised numerous high risk/profile tactical operations and continues in that role today. He has received the Valor award, and many other commendations from the Patrol.
Corporal Steve Gisselbeck, Missouri State Highway Patrol
Corporal Steve Gisselbeck previously served as a member of the Troop F SWAT team for over 13 years; five of which was spent as a member of the entry team. He has served as an active shooter instructor since 2010 and a defense tactics instructor since 2007. Corporal Gisselbeck routinely assists with firearms, SWAT and other tactical training programs for the MSHP. In addition, Corporal Gisselbeck has attended a large amount of specialized, tactical training.
THIS COURSE IS FULL – ADDITIONAL COURSES ARE BEING SCHEDULED.
Tuition is $169 per person so long as your enrollment is received by June 20, 2014. Enrollments received after that date will be billed at $209 per person. Registration fees can be paid by departmental purchase order, check or credit card through our secure online service via this link. There are only 20 seats available for this training.
This training is being hosted by the University of Central Missouri Safety Center and the Central Missouri Institute for Public Safety. All training will take place at the Warrensburg High School located at 1411 S. Ridgeview Drive in Warrensburg, MO. Click here for directions to the training site.