Dispatchers Role in Active Shooter Incidents
Dave Larton – Operations Section Chief of the First Contact 911, LLC has over thirty years of emergency services experience, along with being a certified Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Peer Counselor, a COM-T (Communications Incidents Technician) and a Basic Law Enforcement instructor with the Texan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education (TCLEOSE). Dave also co-authored “Incident Dispatcher: A Guide for the Professional, Tactical and Incident Dispatcher”.
- The students will have a better understanding of the need of credible, verifiable and timely information during Active Shooter Incidents.
- The students will identify common uses of strategy and tactics during an incident.
- The students will understand crisis calltaking procedures, and the need to inform officers of the extent of the incident as well as the casualties involved.
- The students will understand the large scope of the incident, requiring a large Mutual Aid response.
- The students will become familiar with telecommunications issues which will negatively impact the incident, including telephone, radio communications and the use od social media.
- The students will understand the requirements for a Unified Command System, and the need for an Incident Command Post, Staging Areas, Triage/Treatment Areas, Victim Assistance Centers and a Media Staging Area.
- The students will become familiar with the recognition of Critical Incident Stress from these incidents, and the resources available for assistance for CIS issues.
- DATES: November 30, 2023
- TIME: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
- COSTS: $225.00 (911 SNC Con Ed Approval #OCC201405A)
- LOCATION: Oakland Police Academy 2900 Featherstone, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 - Location on Campus: Police Academy
- REGISTRATION: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or new phone: 248.232.4227
**This course is SNC Approved – Continuing Education**