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Classroom Training

An active aggressor class session.

Active Shooter/Aggressor Training

Offerings for Fall 2022 (click on links to register):

The 60-90 minute session introduces participants to preventing, preparing for and responding to active shooter or aggressor incidents. Divided into three modules, the class covers:

  • Prevention

    • Cover sources of violent behavior
    • Discuss different types of threats and provide techniques for addressing these
    • Making a Threat vs. Posing a Threat
    • Indicators
  • Preparedness

    • ISU Emergency Alert (what it is, how it works, how to register)
    • Department Emergency Response Plans
    • Flip Charts and Guidebook
  • Response

    • Transitioning from "Lockdown" to "Run-Hide-Fight"
    • Run, Hide and Fight video clips captured during on-campus training sessions
    • "What If?" scenarios
    • What to expect from First Responders
    • My Responsibilities during an Emergency

Contact Emergency Management to schedule a class.

Emergency Preparedness Class

The one-hour class is short on lecture and instead devotes much of the time to scenarios where presenters ask participants how they might respond. The interactive discussion is designed to immerse participants in the learning process.

Topics included in the session include:

  • ISU Emergency Alert (what it is, how it works, how to register)
  • Emergency Guides
  • BirdWatch Guidebook
  • Department Emergency Response Plans
  • Evacuation Assembly Areas & Accountability
  • Specific Scenarios
    • Fire inside a building
    • Tornado hitting campus
    • Hazardous Materials Incident
    • Armed Robbery
    • Bomb Threat
    • Active Shooter

Contact Emergency Management to schedule a class.

S.A.F.E: Self-defense Awareness & Familiarization Exchange

ISUPD offers a crime-victim prevention class to students. Visit the University Police Department website for details.

Department Emergency Response Plan Training

ISU Seal

Every University department is required to have a current Department Emergency Response Plan. Upon completing or revising the plan, we encourage departments to undergo a one-hour training session on its contents. To schedule a session, contact Emergency Management.