Active Violence Response for Command Officers
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 officers with the operational tactics to immediately respond 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.
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 satisfies all aspects of State of Michigan Public Act 552 of 2018: Law Enforcement Officer Active Violence Training. This training is fully endorsed by MCOLES. Each Officer will receive training credit which will be entered into the MITN system upon successful completion. Officers will need to provide their MCOLES number during sign-in.
- DATES: December 1, 2023; March 16, 2024
- TIME: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
- COSTS: No Charge
- 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
- 302 Funds Eligible -