On Friday, September 1, the LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education, in partnership with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Oklahoma School Security Institute, delivered its course, Surviving an Active Threat: Run. Hide. Fight. for over one thousand employees of the Enid Public School System.
LSU NCBRT/ACE and Louisiana Board of Regents Produce Run. Hide. Fight. Educational Video for State Universities
As Louisiana’s universities begin their fall semesters, the LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education is helping students, faculty and staff gain the skills and knowledge to protect themselves and their communities from potential active threats.
The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education (LSU NCBRT/ACE) recently delivered important active threat response training to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) of the Flathead Reservation in Pablo, Montana.
FLETC Glynco Hosts Multi-Agency Critical Incident Response Scenario Training for Area First Responders
GLYNCO, GA – On Saturday, June 10, 2023, 20 county, state, and federal public safety agencies from across Glynn County, GA participated in a large-scale, scenario-based training to enhance community preparedness in the event of a major critical incident, such as an active threat, at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) in Glynco, GA.
In September, LSU NCBRT conducted the Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) PER-340 in Cambridge, Ohio at the request of the Cambridge, Ohio Fire Department.
The US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted $22 million to LSU’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Academy for Counter-Terrorism Education, or LSU NCBRT/ACE.
LSU NCBRT/ACE recently hosted its first virtual delivery of the Spanish-language version of the Site Protection Through Observational Techniques – Customized (SPOT-C) class for Puerto Rico. Forty-four participants attended the training via Zoom. Providing Spanish translation and interpretation of classes is part of LSU NCBRT/ACE’s commitment to providing training to participants who have been previously unable to participate in these courses due to the language barrier.
As summer ends and Louisiana schools prepare to return to campus, LSU’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education (NCBRT/ACE) has been lending its expertise in campus safety preparedness and response to primary, secondary, and higher education institutions.
On June 22 2022, Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt issued an executive order aimed at increasing safety in schools. The order, Mission: Secure Oklahoma Schools, came in the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and requires that troopers in the state’s Department of Public Safety must complete certified active shooter emergency response training by January 1, 2023.
The United States has over one hundred Historically Black Colleges and Universities in 19 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These schools serve more than 300 thousand students each year. In the first few months of 2022, over one third of the nation’s HBCUs received one or more bomb threats to their campuses.