Active Shooter Training

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Course

Designed and built on the Avoid, Deny Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, this course provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include:

  • History and prevalence of active shooter events
  • Civilian response options
  • Medical issues
  • Considerations for conducting drills

For more information contact Officer Brett Paulsen ( or Lt. Tessie Zarogoza (

Shots Fired: When Lightning Strikes

This course provides individual WSU employees with critical guidance on how to recognize and survive an active shooter situation.