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Active Shooter Threat Instructor Training Program (ASTITP)

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The Active Shooter Threat Instructor Training Program (ASTITP) is designed to qualify the student to be a field training agent or officer by providing them with high quality training and instilling the analytical knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for the highest proficiency in this specialized field. The course takes Active Shooter Threat Tactics Training to the next level by emphasizing leadership; teach backs, and adult learning as well as the traditional technical skills needed by field training officers and special agents. This course is an intensive 40 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 of the field trainer and emphasizes evaluation skills and documentation requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a certificate of training and will be officially recognized as an Active Shooter Threat Tactics Instructor.


Type: Advanced

Length: 5 class days.


  • Introduction to Active Threats
  • Basic Tactics
  • Officer Down Rescue Techniques
  • Individual Tactical Skills
  • Team Operations
  • Instructor Methodologies (Teach back)
  • Scenario Development
  • 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

  • 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

Federal Students:

FLETC Office of Training Support/TRC
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA 31524
(912) 267-2269


State, Local, Rural, Tribal, or Territorial Students:

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA 31524
(912) 280-5480


Additional Information

  • Questions concerning the course or exporting this program may be directed to the Enforcement Operation Division main number (912) 267-2599.


Training Dates

A_ASTITP-303 / Artesia, NM -- May 13, 2013 to May 17, 2013
G_ASTITP-302 / Glynco, GA -- Sep 23, 2013 to Sep 27, 2013