Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize the signs of a potential barricaded person.

  • Recite statistics related to barricaded person incidents.

  • Differentiate between a planned barricade incident and unplanned barricade incident.

  • Relate types of hostage barricades.

  • Explain the importance of active listening in barricaded person incidents.

  • Discuss questions and instructions for calls related to barricaded persons.

Course Content

  • 1

    Course Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Learning Objectives

    • Quizzes and Final Exam

    • Barricaded Person Worksheet

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Introduction

    • News Article: Henry County Barricaded Person

    • Body Cam Footage Henry County and Barricaded Man *Difficult to Watch*

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    The Barricaded Person

    • The Barricaded Person

    • HOBAS Statistics

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    Planned Barricades

    • Planned Barricades

    • News Article: Planned Barricade

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    Hostage Barricades

    • Hostage Barricades

    • Gunman takes hostages at Los Angeles Trader Joe's

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 6

    Speaking to a Barricaded Person

    • Speaking to a Barricaded Person

    • Video Transcript: 9-1-1 dispatcher helped coax a suspected killer out of hiding

    • 911 dispatcher helped coax a suspected killer out of hiding in Pasadena, California.

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    Instructions for Hostages

    • Instructions for Hostages

    • Video Transcript: Willowick McDonalds Hostage Call

    • Willowick McDonalds Hostage Call

    • Video Transcript: Greenfield Dispatcher Answers 9-1-1 Hostage Call

    • Greenfield Dispatcher Answers 911 Hostage Call

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    Calls Regarding Barricaded Persons

    • Calls Regarding Barricaded Persons

    • Video Transcript: 9-1-1 call released in deadly standoff

    • 9-1-1 call released in deadly standoff

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 9

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion

    • Video Transcript: Dispatcher Peacefully Ends Six Hour Standoff With No Injuries

    • Dispatcher Peacefully Ends Six Hour Standoff With No Injuries

  • 10

    Final Exam

    • Barricaded Persons: Final Exam

  • 11

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation