Course Description: Back to Top
This course provides instruction for personnel responsible for training service members in active shooter response tactics, techniques, and procedures.  Assists commanders to prepare phase I follow on response forces (law enforcement personnel) to respond to and resolve active shooter situations.   Emphasizes critical tasks necessary to fight and win active shooting situations.  The instruction consists of a variety of tactical subject matters to include; individual and team movement, operational formations linking procedures, breaching and building clearing.

Objective: Back to Top

Train designed U.S. Army law enforcement training personnel to effectively execute the annual OPMG required training for patrol response to active shooter using TSP 191-AS-0001. USE TERMINOLOGY FOUND IN THE TSP… Provides Installation Commanders a USAMPS certified trainer with skills to execute and sustain critical TTPs in law enforcement organizations.  Includes TSP modules A, C, E. Incorporates best practice civilian LE standards. Bridges training between basic and advanced law enforcement TTPs. Assists in developing Installation SOP’s for response in order to integrate all LE elements, patrol and tactical.

Prerequisites: Back to Top

Requests for waivers to prerequisites will be provided to the Director of Training and Education (DOT&E), United States Army Military Police School (USAMPS), Fort Leonard Wood, MO. 65473-8929. POC for submitting waiver packets is DOT&E Operations NCO (573) 563-5561 or DOT&E Operation Officer (573) 563-7820. Recommend obtaining waivers prior to the report date.  Sample of a waiver request.

  • Enlisted personnel:  Staff Sergeants or above. MOS 31B, 31D, 31E

  • Commissioned Officer Personnel:  Second Lieutenant or above. SC31

  • Selected DOD Guard/Police Personnel: Sergeants or above. Government Series 083 and 085 (or NSPS equivalent)

  • Due to the strenuous physical activity involved with the course, students must meet the following requirements: 
         - No medical profile (temporary or permanent) which prevent students from participating in all training
         - Passed APFT or PAT for civilian personnel within the last 90 days
         - Medical clearance for strenuous physical activity for military over 40 and all civilians

  • Students must be qualified with the following weapons:
          - M9 Pistol
          - M4 Rifle
          - M12 Shotgun (If carried at local installation)
         - MP Baton
         - Oleoresin Capsicum Spray (If approved at local installation)
         - TASAR (If approved at local installation)

  • Graduate of Special Reaction Team Course/ ASI R6 with continued education in this function.

  • Students must have completed ICS 100 (Introduction to the Incident Command System) prior to attendance and bring certificate for review.

  • Students must have received instruction in the following lesson plans from the Active Shooter Response Training Support Package (TSP 191-AS-0001) prior to attendance and certified by memo from a company grade officer:
         - 191-5352

IAW AR 600-55, students must have a valid civilian and military driver's license.

The Army Accident Avoidance Course (AAAC) has replaced the Defensive Driving Course for US Army Soldiers. In order to access the AAAC, go to the follow the instructions below.

1.     Log on with your AKO credentials (Access and Password).

2.     Type "traffic" in the Catalog Search engine blank and click "Go".

3.     Click "Register" for the course and the system requirements sections and follow the procedures to begin your training.

4.     You must turn off your "Pop Up Blocker" or you will never see the course.

5.     Click "Launch Content"

6.     Click "Army POV 1-3"

7.     If you have any problems and need HELP, do not contact the Ground Safety office but contact the ALMS Help Desk at 1-877-251-0730.

All military students who are 40 years of age or older, and all civilian students regardless of age, must be cleared for strenuous physical activity by medical personnel prior to arrival at Fort Leonard Wood and present written proof of this clearance during in-processing. 

This course requires a high degree of physical fitness. Participants have to run, jump, wear protective clothing (helmet, body armor, ballistic eye protection, etc.) conduct breaching methods, and will come in contact with other students or instructors during several phases of training.  Students are required to provide a copy of their current physical fitness test. Students will conduct physical training on their own time.  Stringent course standards will be maintained and failure to meet standards may result in elimination from the course.

Those who do not meet prerequisites will not be allowed to attend the course and will be returned to their units at the parent unit's expense.

This course is NOT releasable to students of foreign countries.

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Course length is 1 week (51 Academic Hours). Graduates will meet regulatory requirements and be trained to train other law enforcement personnel in patrol response to an active shooting situation.  The curriculum includes establishing initial incident command, perimeter security, evacuation, movement, entry (including manual/mechanical and ballistic breaching), link up procedures, and building clearing.  Includes current TSP modules A, C, E.

Standards: Back to Top
  • Students will be required to successfully conduct live fire building clearing evaluations in shoot house and MOUT (modified) environments. Students must correctly demonstrate proper room entry techniques, proper weapons handling procedures and engage targets with 100 percent accuracy with no innocents/bystanders being shot.

  • A final peer led practical exercise will evaluate each student's ability to coordinate and execute a day or night active shooter exercise

  • Man Marking Rounds (MMRs) are utilized during practical exercises

  • Written Examination: A written examination will be administered to evaluate the student's knowledge. This exam consists of 25 multiple-choice questions. No reference material will be allowed to complete the examination. In order to achieve a passing grade, a minimum of 90% (45 of 50 correct). Any score less than 90% will result in a "NO GO". Four hours of additional training opportunities will be provided prior to re-testing.

Class Schedules: Back to Top
To obtain the most up-to-date class schedule for this course contact the Course Manager at 573 596-0131 extension 62133 or Branch Chief at 573 596-2091. 
Packing Lists: Back to Top
Students are required to have the following equipment/clothing to complete the SRT Marksman/ Observer Course. All necessary weaponry and equipment is provided. If the training is conducted during an MTT, the host unit is responsible for weaponry.

  Current PT card and body fat worksheet (if applicable)

  • Current Weapons qualification for both Rifle (M4) and Sniper Rifle (M110 SASS)
  • Military Issue Combat Uniform to include approved service boots. Additional seasonal clothing (rain gear, cold weather gear, etc.) as needed (training lasts one week)
    Note: The Advanced Combat Shirt is authorized for wear during the course
  • Military issue head gear (I.E. soft cap)
  • Canteen or Camel-Bak
  • Service Issue and Approved Ballistic wrap around eye protection (from the Authorized Protective Eyewear List (APEL) with clear and tinted lenses
  • Students with any special medical conditions that require prescribed medication are required to have it on their person at all times while attending training. (I.E. Bee sting kit, etc.)

    Note: The students are responsible for informing the course cadre of any such medical conditions during in-processing.

·         Pen and notebook (Students will not be given a paper student issue)

  • Sun block/bug spray etc.
  • Personal hygiene items
POC: Back to Top
Questions and information concerning this course can be directed to the Advanced Law Enforcement Training Division, Training Management NCO (573)-596-2090 or ALETD NCOIC (573) 596-2868 or email  Request you put the course name in the subject line as well as your email address and phone number.
Graduation Dates: Back to Top
Graduation will be at the completion of training on the 5th day of the course. Generally around 1700 hrs. We highly recommend not making return flight arrangements on the day of graduation. It is a 2.5 hour drive to St. Louis from Ft. Leonard Wood.
Transportation Issues: Back to Top
Commands are encouraged to authorize a rental vehicle. The distance from billeting to the training area is such that walking is not an option. Students may be billeted off post and training areas are located at remote sites. Students must coordinate with their current command for rental car approval and orders must state "RENTAL VEHICLE IS AUTHORIZED". If a POV is authorized, ensure orders state: "IN AND AROUND MILEAGE IS AUTHORIZED". In and around travel of no more than 20 miles per day should be authorized if billeted on post, 30 miles per day if billeted off post. Taxis are available on the installation.

If driving, the most direct route is by Interstate 44 between Saint Louis and Springfield, MO. Fort Leonard Wood is located near the city of Saint Robert, MO approximately 140 mile west of St. Louis and 90 miles east of Springfield. Turn south off I-44 onto I-44 business spur at exit 161, the Fort Leonard Wood main gate is approximately 2.5 miles.

If traveling by air to St. Louis International Airport (STL); commercial bus lines are available for transportation to Fort Leonard Wood. Rental car from St. Louis: Exit St. Louis Airport to Highway (Hwy) 70 West. Continue on hwy 70 to exit 270 South (Memphis). Travel 270 South to I-44 exit west, Tulsa/Springfield. Continue on I-44 West (approximately 125 miles), exit at 161 to Fort

Commercial taxis are available on a 24-hour basis for transportation on post.
Billeting and Per Diem Issues: Back to Top
Billeting and Per Diem will be determined on the location of the course. Ft. Leonard Wood billeting can be reached Commercial: 573-596-0999 or DSN:581-0999. Coordinate Per Diem issues with your unit prior to course attendance.
Where to Report: Back to Top
Students initially arriving to attend the Active Shooter Patrol Response Train-the-Trainer Course must report to the Candlewood Suites (Bldg 2020), Fort Leonard Wood, MO (Map to BLDG 2020 and Range 14 below) on Sunday prior to the start of the course to obtain their in-processing packet. The Special Reaction Team Marksmen/Observer Course welcome letter is below, the dates will change but the instructions will remain the same for each class. Upon completion of in-processing on Monday morning, students will receive further guidance by the course cadre. In-processing will take place on Monday at Range 14 Classroom at 0615.

In the event inclement weather occurs on the first day of the course, students should call the Fort Leonard Wood SNAIR hotline at 573-563-4141 for reporting instructions or go to the Fort Leonard Wood – Maneuver Support Center of Excellence home page at A link to the SNAIR report is found on the right side of the FLW website. Click the link “Today’s Weather Alert (SNAIR)” to access weather related reporting information.

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