Government Training Institute

IMMEDIATE ACTION TEAMS (IAT)

ID-004-RESP - Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Active Shooter: Rapid Law Enforcement Tactical Response to Violence and Terrorism in the School Setting

The Preparedness of State and Local Law Enforcement officers is one of the major initiatives of the United States Department of Homeland Security. The immediate action team (IAT) active shooter training course provides law enforcement officers with proven tactics and techniques for first responders dealing with an active shooter and terrorist incidents.

Course Description:

The Government Training Institute's Immediate Action Team (IAT) Active Shooter training course curriculum that has been reviewed and approved by D.H.S.'s Office of Grants & Training. This allows states the opportunity to apply their DHS training grant funding toward tuition, overtime, meals, lodging, and associated backfill costs for their first responders to attend.

The Government Training Institute's Immediate Action Team (IAT) Active Shooter training course covers 15 separate modules in 5 days. Students learn proven tactics and techniques for smaller first responder elements in dealing with an active shooter and the initial response to a terrorist incident. Students have daily practical exercises as well as written exams throughout the 5 day curriculum. The immediate action team (IAT) active shooter training course gives students instruction and practical application in the following tactical training areas:

  • Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) awareness.
  • Mechanical and ballistic tactical breaching.
  • Proven tactical shooting skills during range sessions and force on force scenarios.
  • Proper techniques and skills needed to respond to an active shooter and terrorist situation.
  • Instruction covering the current practices and theories with respect to the Priority of Life and to develop an understanding of the difference between the traditional response and the acceptable response to an active shooter situation along with initial response to terrorist situations.
  • Instruction covering Terrorism, The Siege of Beslan, the Columbine High School Shootings as well as other active shooter incidents.

Who Can Attend:

The Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Active Shooter training course is open to Law Enforcement and Military personnel ONLY. Each officer will show or verify employment prior to course registrations.

Tuition Includes:

  • Student Manual
  • Conversion Kits For Duty Weapons (For Force On Force Scenarios)
  • Simunition® for scenario training
  • Certificate Of Completion

Required Individual Equipment:

  • Patrol Rifle If Issued / Issued Duty Weapon
  • Duty Gear (Pistol Belt And Holster)
  • Duty Uniform (5 Days Of Training)
  • Ballistic Vest
  • Range Gear (Eye And Ear Protection)
  • 350 Rounds Of Training Ammunition
    • Ammunition for range sessions available for purchase through GTI
  • Firearms Rental Available:
    • M4
    • Glock
    • Sig
    • Beretta