Active Shooter Training

Go Beyond Active Shooter Response Training

When violence occurs, seconds count, and you can't always wait for EMS to arrive. Our training enables you to become an immediate responder. With HSI’s dynamic Active Violence Emergency Response Training (AVERT), you’ll empower your team to help save lives in the event of an urgent threat or emergency.

In addition to active shooter response training, your organization will learn to react to life-threatening blood-loss situations.

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Become an Instructor

Train others to react confidently with life-saving skills during a violent encounter or a life-threatening bleeding emergency with our Instructor Development Course (IDC).

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Send us your contact information to learn about preparing your team or organization to anticipate potential violence and react quickly in life-threatening situations.

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Developed by experts

AVERT was developed by professional law enforcement, private security, and medical experts. The training focuses on skills once reserved for first responders, now adapted for the general public. Hundreds of organizations have trusted AVERT to train their personnel.

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"The AVERT course was well organized, relevant and provided a lot of hands-on experience. It gave us confidence and helped to prepare us for our responsibilities. I would highly recommend the AVERT program to anyone seeking solid training from instructors with real world experience."

Jason Porter

Safety & Security Director, Woodside Bible Church

Train your team

Prepare your organization to anticipate potential violence and react quickly in life-threatening situations. We offer complete solutions with training, policy and team development, and products to equip your space. After an AVERT training session, you and your team will be able to:

  • Recognize warning signs using situational awareness
  • Respond quickly in an emergency
  • Apply critical bleeding control techniques
  • Gain the confidence needed to respond
  • Develop an Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
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When time is critical

Uncontrolled bleeding is a serious emergency. Blood loss due to trauma is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States. If care is delayed, even by a few minutes, uncontrolled bleeding can quickly become life-threatening.

When active violence occurs, time is critical to survival. Being able to react quickly and with confidence is vital to saving lives.

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Our unique TAC+PAC kits are designed with the sole purpose of helping to save lives. Made with the components necessary for emergency bleeding control, all of the contents are allergen-free with no expiration date, so they are always ready when you are.


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"AVERT is one of the most enthusiastic, engaging, and informative training programs ever!"

Kelley Gonzales

Ph.D. Manager of Education, National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) The University of Southern Mississippi

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