Trends and Potentials

Lead Instructor:  Alon Stivi
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Active Shooter and terrorist attacks have a profound effect on educational institutions, businesses and local communities.

Hundreds of students have been killed in school-related shootings and educational facilities have been the target of terrorists for decades. Many teens say that violence is their number one concern. Workplace violence remains the leading employee concern.

Who are the principle perpetrators? What is their Modus Operandi (MO)? How do they select their targets? How do they carry out their attacks? What are the associated liabilities?

To understand thes risks we need to be familiar with the latest trends of violence, radicalization and terrorism. The Lessons Learned from past incidents provides valuable insights of the motives and methods used by Active Shooters and terrorists.


Lesson Specs

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Instructions

  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. High Impact Targets
  3. Situational Report
  4. Case Studies of Attacks
  5. Current Threats
  6. Critical Time Gap
  7. Legal & Fiduciary Liabilities
  8. An Educational Challenge

Lead Instructor

Alon Stivi

Alon Stivi is the CEO of Direct Measures International (DMI), a provider of in security consultancy, tactical training and protective services to the private and public sectors. He is a recognized authority on security, dignitary protection, travel safety, counterterrorism, mass violence prevention and survival.

He is the founder of ACT Cert® (Attack Countermeasures Training Certification) online learning university and the developer of the Mass Violence Prevention & Active Shooter Survival course, the only training program of its kind certified and funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Alon has emigrated to the U.S. from Israel after serving in an elite unit of the IDF. He is a combat veteran of the 1982 Lebanon War and has trained troops for combat in the areas of small unit tactics, airborne operations, close combat and emergency medicine.

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Trends and Potentials

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Indicators and Warnings

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Prevention

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Preparedness

To protect employees and students from internal or external threats organizations need to have All Hazards Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) that addresses all phases of the violence cycle. Imple...

Response

In order to survive Active Shooter or terrorist attacks, people at the scene must be able to work together and take immediate actions. In life threatening circumstances, we automatically resort ...

Last Resort Survival

What do you do to save yourself and others when you cannot escape and an Active Shooter is forcing his way through the door of your classroom or office intent on killing you (not to take you ...