Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction - A Unified Response by Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services

The Preparedness of State and Local Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services is one of the major initiatives of the United States Department of Homeland Security. The Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction course provides a unified response capability amongst these disciplines with proven tactics, techniques and procedures for a follow up response to a neutralized or mitigated hostile event. Once the threats are neutralized or contained, it is imperative to initialize Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services to assess, treat and transport mass casualty victims.

Course Description:

The Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction course covers 8 separate modules of instruction. The modules of instruction will be delivered over 3 days. The course is the follow up response to a neutralized or mitigated active shooter event, where Law Enforcement students learn to unify with Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services to conduct force protection and set up casualty collection points for medical personnel. The Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction course gives students instruction and practical application in the following areas:

  • Brief history of active shooter
  • Preparation, guidelines and definitions of hot, warm and cold zones
  • Unified Command
  • Unified Response and Law Enforcement force protection
  • Casualty collection points

Who Can Attend:

The course is open to Law Enforcement, Military personnel, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services. Each potential student will show or verify employment prior to course registrations.

Tuition Includes:

  • A Minimum of two instructors (One from LE - One from Fire/EMS)
  • Student manual
  • Course consumable items
  • Additional equipment, weapons or gear to supplement as needed

Required Individual Equipment:

  • Duty gear / Duty uniform for 3 days of training
  • Ear Protection
  • Eye Protection
  • Additional equipment for law enforcement personnel
    • Agency Issued Weapons
    • Ballistic Helmet
    • Ballistic Vest

Download the Rescue Task Force Student Registration Form

Contact GTI, by calling 803-259-1935 or emailing info@gtitraining.org, and we can provide written proposal to attend training. An option to assist with funding to attend this course is GTI's Asset Trading Program (ATP). Click the link in the menu above to find out more about this program.