Columbine 04/20/99, Utah Mall Shooting 02/07, Virginia Tech Massacre 04/16/07. These are all active shooter situations where armed subject(s) enter a public place to murder as many people as possible. While these types of incidents do not happen every day, they have become more commonplace in our society. As a Dispatcher, you play a vital role in these incidents. The questions you ask of callers, the decisions you make and the actions you take will help determine the safest and most productive route of entry for officers, aid in the survival of the injured and help minimize casualties. Dispatcher Specialized call types –Active Shooter online course provides the necessary training in preparing you to handle the high priority/specialized call types that do not happen every day. When the phones start to light up, will you be prepared? To take this course on PoliceOne Academy and access our full course library for an annual fee, contact us or to learn more about our training at PoliceOneAcademy.com.”
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