Active Shooter Training

South Dakota Active Violence Training: Strengthening Readiness with HSI's AVERT Program

The tragic episodes at Harrisburg High School in 2015 and the shooting at Sioux Steel in Sioux Falls in 2020 emphasize the need for South Dakota active violence and active shooter training. These reminders of violence show that incidents can occur at any time, highlighting the need for preparation across all South Dakota organizations. Addressing this need, HSI’s Active Violence Emergency Response Training (AVERT) offers a solution.

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South Dakota Active Violence Training Strengthening Readiness with HS Is AVERT Program

The Essential Role of South Dakota Active Violence Training

Active violence and active shooter situations demand rapid, informed responses, and being prepared can significantly affect the outcome. HSI's AVERT program addresses this need by providing individuals with the essential knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively during these emergencies.

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HSI's AVERT: An Effective Approach in South Dakota

HSI's AVERT is a comprehensive approach to South Dakota active shooter training. In addition to increasing awareness of a threat, the program also gives participants the confidence to act quickly when facing violence or an emergency bleeding situation.

AVERT's training highlights the importance of bleeding control. Uncontrolled bleeding can lead to preventable fatalities during violent incidents. AVERT provides training on techniques to stop the bleed in emergency situations. The training teaches each participant how to apply emergency bleeding control methods, offering critical first aid while waiting for medical professionals to arrive on the scene.

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The Advantages of AVERT South Dakota Active Shooter Training

In addition to bleeding control techniques, HSI's AVERT program helps participants identify warning signs, improve situational awareness, and determine whether to evade, escape or attack during active shooter response training. By AVERT to your safety program, your organization improves its commitment to safety, fostering confidence among staff, and supporting regulatory compliance.

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Choose Safety with HSI's AVERT

As South Dakota reflects on the tragic incidents at Harrisburg High School and Sioux Steel, let these events motivate change. HSI's AVERT program provides an opportunity to turn awareness into action, offering practical and potentially life-saving training in active violence and active shooter scenarios.

Let's safeguard our workplaces, schools, places of worship, retail spaces, and concert venues. With HSI's AVERT program, let's strive to help make South Dakota a safer place for all. Act today—don't wait until it's too late. Go with AVERT for your South Dakota active shooter training.

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Two ways to get South Dakota active shooter training with AVERT

Active shooter instructor training

Become A Bleeding Control Instructor

Train others in active shooter safety techniques and emergency bleeding control with the AVERT Instructor Development Course (IDC).

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Request on-site active shooter training

Stop The Bleed Instructor

Contact us for more information on active shooter training and emergency stop the bleed techniques taught in the AVERT program.

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Mass Shooting Statistics in South Dakota

According to the Gun Violence Archive, from 2014-2022 South Dakota had:


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