The Active Shooter Threat Instructor Training Program (ASTITP) is designed to provide a field training agent or officer with high quality training and instilling the analytical knowledge, skills and aptitudes needed for the highest proficiency in this specialized field. The program 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 program is an intensive training program that covers a variety of tactical subject matters to include individual and multiple officer response. This program is not designed to train specialty or SWAT team movement or tactics. In addition, this program focuses on the role of the field trainer and emphasizes evaluation skills and documentation requirements.
- Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.
- Applicants can be a member of the military that has law enforcement responsibilities or in preparation for deployment.
- Must be able to participate in intensive training lasting up to ten hours per day.
- Must not have any medical restrictions.
Required Training Materials
- Appropriate wear (BDU, agency t-shirt (long sleeve or short sleeve), boots, etc.)
- Active Threat Response Tactics
- Basic Tactics
- In-Service Development for Tactics
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability. If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us to request placement on our Wait List.
The FLETC State, Local and Tribal Division (SLTD) supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to hosts, through the FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST) online application site at FLETC.gov/FAST.
For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETCAdmissions@FLETC.DHS.GOV or 800-743-5382.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 267-2599
Charleston: (843) 746-0865
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8441
Artesia: (575) 746-5962