The Terrorist as an Active Shooter

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The Terrorist as an Active Shooter

Course Goal

To educate Telecommunicators on the differences between a typical Active Shooter incident and a Terrorist Active Shooter incident.

In the last several years there have been a number of terrorist active shooter incidents in the US. Telecommunicators should be prepared to differentiate between a typical active shooter incident and a terrorist active shooter incident.

Introduction

This course will discuss the increase in active shooter incidents committed by terrorists. There are many differences in a “typical” active shooter incident and a terrorist active shooter incident. There are several implications of a terrorist active shooter incident.

Curriculum

Course Documentation

  • Online Course Acknowledgement
  • Expectations for Online Students
  • Learning Objectives
  • Course Documentation - Downloadable

Introduction

04:10

  • Introduction
  • San Bernardino County Active Shooter Terrorist Attack
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Active Shooter vs Terrorism

02:29

  • Active Shooter vs Terrorism
  • Garland Attack Suspect's Mom Speaks
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Terrorist Active Shooter Implications

03:01

  • Implications
  • Courageous and Dramatic Images of San Bernardino Shooting
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Eight Signs of Terrorism

06:28

  • Eight Signs of Terrorism
  • 8 Signs of Terrorism Captioned
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Questions to Ask

01:43

  • Questions.pdf
  • 911 calls from Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Incident Review

  • Incident Review
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Conclusion

  • Conclusion
  • Course Worksheet
  • Discussion Question

Course Exam

  • Final Exam - The Terrorist Active Shooter

Course Evaluation

  • Course Evaluation

About Your Instructor

Tina Chaffin

Tina Chaffin

9-1-1 Training Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience as a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator/Trainer. I have experience in PSAPs large and small. I am passionate about training and public education.

I currently hold the following certifications: 

  • NENA ENP
  • APCO RPL
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Advanced Instructor
  • Texas Department of Public Safety Associate and TLETS Instructor
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Instructor


I have been providing continuing education training modules for Telecommunicators for over 5 years.  

tina@training911heroes.com

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Learning Objectives

Define terrorist and active shooter.

Recite implications of terrorist active shooter incidents.

Differentiate between typical active shooter incidents and terrorist active shooter incidents.

Discuss questions to ask callers if terrorism is suspected.

Recognize 8 warning signs of terrorist activity.

Explain details of three known terrorist active shooter incidents.