SIMCIP Group Training and Consulting Services offers a comprehensive course on:
Understanding the Psychological Dynamics of the Active Shooter & Managing such a Threat from a Crisis Negotiation and Incident Command System Perspective
This (16-hour/2 day) class will provide a comprehensive understanding of the leadership skills necessary to perform critical tasks to be accomplished by first responding supervisors and officers during active shooter incidents.
This program will involve interactive class participation in table top exercises focusing on the management of several critical incident scenarios.
Crisis Negotiations involving “suicidal” subjects, emotionally disturbed individuals, and career criminals involved in active shooting situations will be discussed and processed during the presentation.
Real life cases in Miami-Dade County will be presented.
This class will incorporate the utilization of the School Operational Management Status Board, which was designed as a crisis management tool for law enforcement First Responders during active shooter situations.
This course will provide an overview of a tactical immediate response guide for First Responders to a school crisis of an active shooter.
Day 1 Learning Objectives:
1. Defining Active Shooters – Characteristics of Active Shooters
2. 3-Groupings of Active Shooters; Sociopathic/Narcissistic
3. The Severely Depressed and Suicidal Active Shooter
4. Brief Case Discussions on Andrews Breivik
5. Defining School Shooters and Understanding how personality dynamics, substance abuse related issues, mental illness, and/or emotional/behavioral reactions to being “Bullied” can ignite such violence
6. Understanding the dynamic of “Cynical Shyness” and how this dynamic plays a significant role in “Momentum Build Up” resulting in an acts of violence against an individual/s within a school
7. Crisis Negotiations inclusive of Active Listening Strategies and 14 Communication Techniques for the following: “suicidal” shooter, “antisocial” personality- career criminal shooter, and the “emotionally disturbed” shooter
Day 2 Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding how to facilitate and manage the immediate response and resources to on-going violent life threatening situations, where delayed deployment could otherwise result in death or great bodily injury to innocent victims.
2. Defining the distinction between an active shooter and a confined threat which is not active.
3. Configuration of law enforcement personnel for immediate rapid deployment, during active shooter situations.
4. Identifying conditions upon arrival of first responding officers or supervisors at a critical scene and managing those conditions of chaos into order, uncertainty into predictability and complexity to simplicity. Critical Incident Management.
5. Assist First Responders in organizing operations during a school crisis and the utilization of the Incident Command System, which provides guidance of additional personnel from the initial responder to a major commitment of personnel and resources leading up to Unified Command during critical incidents.
6. Introduction and utilization of a School Operational Management Status Board for active shooters.
7. Providing interactive “crisis management tools” for law enforcement/uniform patrol until trained negotiators can arrive on scene.
SIMCIP’s Active Shooter class merges both the behavioral sciences & the appropriate law enforcement preparations & actions needed to potentially mitigate such a threat!