The ASTTP is a dynamic, hands-on training program designed to equip law enforcement officers and agents with the knowledge and skills required to successfully end an active threat event. The ASTTP will prepare students to employ Active Shooter Threat Tactics through dynamic, interactive drills and scenario based training. This intensive and challenging program covers a variety of tactical subjects for responding officers including: Single Officer Response Tactics, Limited Penetration Tactics, Tactical Medical Training, Multiple Officer Response and Link-Up Procedures, Response to an Explosive Hazard, and Post Shooting Considerations. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to perform skills and tactics in the role of a responding officer during a practical exercise.
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 be in good physical condition with no medical restrictions.
Required Training Materials
- Appropriate wear (BDU, agency t-shirt (long sleeve or short sleeve), boots, etc.).
- Active Threat Response Tactics
- Basic Tactics
- Tactical Medical
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