Critical Incident Response for School/University Law Enforcement Officers
Field patrol officers will be the first ones there when an emergency incident occurs. This course is designed to prepare the Field Patrol Officer to be an effective leader at a Critical Incident. The course will provide a comprehensive review of current field tactics, with an emphasis on the use of a Critical Incident Response Plan that will be taught in class. The students will be exposed to case studies and will participate in tabletop exercises that will allow them to apply this Critical Incident Response Plan to a variety of emergency situations that could be encountered by Campus Police Officers, City Police Officers and Sheriff’s Deputies.
- Role of the Field Leader
- Department Initiated v. Suspect Initiated Events
- Common points to all Critical Incidents
- Active Shooter Incidents
- Advantages of the Suspect v. Responding Officers
- Mutual Aid Issues
- Evacuation v. Rescue
- Role of the Fire Department in Critical Incident Response
- Law Enforcement Role in a Mass Casualty Incident – MCI
- The Four-Step Critical Incident Response Plan
- The Critical Incident Checklist
- The Law Enforcement Incident Command System
- Unified Command Concepts.
Offered in an 8-hour timeframe.