Active Violence Response
Danny Phillips - Lieutenant, Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Department (Retired).
A 28-year veteran who served as his departments Advanced Firearm Instructor/Range
Master for over 20 years. He also was a board member and training instructor for OakTac
for over 12 years and has trained over 1000 officers in Active Assailant Response.
Lieutenant Phillips instructs new recruits in Active Assailant Response at the Oakland
Police Academy bringing a high level of expertise, dedication and professionalism
to each class.
Brent Murray – Sergeant, Milford Police Department. Brent has served for over 24 years and has 12 years as an OakTac Active Shooter Instructor. Sgt. Murray’s passion for tactics and training began during his time in the United States Army as an Airborne Infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division. He is firearms instructor and teaches Run, Hide, Fight training to churches, government entities and businesses.
This course provides law enforcement officers with the operational tactics to immediately and effectively deploy to an Active Assailant incident. Instruction covers solo officer and team formations; tactical and open-air movements; room entries/searches; how to respond to stimulus and the responsibilities of being assigned to a Rescue Task Force Team.
- Historical Perspective
- Moving to Stimulus
- Threshold Assessment
- Room Clearing
- 360 Degree Work Area
- Contact Team / Extraction Team
- Rescue Task Force
- Open Air Movements
- Building Searches
Required Equipment: M16 / M4 rifle, duty belt, BDU’s, long-sleeve shirt, boots, vest, flashlight. Bring
your lunch on Day 2 - you will eat between scenarios.
Note: The Oakland Police Academy will provide all Simunition® protective equipment (full-face, throat and groin protection), FX® Marking Cartridges and conversion kits for the rifle.
This training exceeds all aspects of State of Michigan Public Act 552 of 2018: Law Enforcement Officer Active Violence Training, and is fully endorsed by The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).
- DATES: December 4 - 5, 2023; January 10-11, 2024; February 17-18, 2024; May 25-26, 2024; or June 17-18, 2024
- TIME: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
- COSTS: $75.00 - Small Agency Group Discount - Free
- LOCATION: Oakland Police Academy 2900 Featherstone, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 - Location on Campus: Police Academy
- REGISTRATION: Email: email@example.com or new phone: 248.232.4227
- 302 Funds Eligible -