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Active Shooter Threat Training Program (ASTTP)

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The Active Shooter Threat Training Program (ASTTP) is designed to qualify the student by instilling the knowledge and skills to successfully handle an active threat event. This course will provide the student with the proficiency and attitude through hands on training to manage these situations. The course takes Active Shooter Threat Tactics Training to the next level utilizing dynamic interactive drills and scenario based training. This course is an intensive 28 hour training program that covers a variety of tactical subject matters to include; Individual and team movement and operational formation. In addition, this program focuses on the role and responsibilities of the responding officers. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a certificate of completion.

Type: Advanced

Length: 3 class days.


  • Introduction to Active Threats
  • Basic Tactics
  • Officer Down Rescue Techniques
  • Individual Tactical Skills
  • Team Operations
  • Non-Lethal Training Ammunition
  • Tactical Simulation Drills 

Course Requirements

  • Attend and successfully complete all components of training.  Late arrivals and early dismissals are not permitted.
  • Skill performance Practical Exercise
  • Must be able to participate in Intensive Training lasting up to 10 hours per day and not have any medical restrictions.
  • Pre-registration is required.

Students Need to Bring

  • Duty gear with training weapon if available (Glock or Sig)
  • Flashlights
  • Camelback or other means of hydration
  • Appropriate wear (BDU, Agency t-shirt (long sleeve or short sleeve), boots, etc)
  • Knee pads and elbow pads are recommend but not required
  • Bug Spray

Registration Information

Registration: FLETC Office of Training Support/TAC
Federal law Enforcement Training Center
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA 31524
(912) 267-2421

Additional Information

  • Multiple lodging options are available at the FLETC to include meals, call (912) 267-2421 for details.
  • Questions concerning the course or export training may be directed to the Enforcement Operation Division (Tactical Applications Branch), (912) 267-2649.

Training Dates

G_ASTTP-202 / Glynco, GA -- May 01, 2012 to May 03, 2012
G_ASTTP-203 / Glynco, GA -- Jun 26, 2012 to Jun 28, 2012
G_ASTTP-204 / Glynco, GA -- Aug 28, 2012 to Aug 30, 2012
E_ASTTP-201 / Cheltenham, MD -- Apr 23, 2012 to Apr 25, 2012