Active Shooter

09 - 10 May 2018
Providence, RI


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Workplace violence is a top concern for all organizations. The most frightening and compelling element is an active shooter. Current events across the country dramatically illustrate that no individual or group is immune to this tragic possibility.

This program presents the necessary components of preparation strategies that include planning, prevention, mitigation, and response to active shooters and incidents. Your company must embrace the importance of preparing for, and rehearsing, what is known as a "survival mindset."  Best practices are discussed throughout the program. 

Immediate Benefits

  • Enhance your overall awareness of the costly impact of workplace violence.

  • Practice a direct, state-of-the-art method for violence assessment.

  • Identify behaviors of potentially violent individuals.

  • Understand what case facts are the most critical for violence assessment and find out how to obtain them.

  • Learn the distinction between an active shooter and a hostage incident.

  • Meet your "duty of care" responsibilities to your employees by preparing them for this type of incident and integrating appropriate guidance into your overall violence prevention program.

Program Overview

Workplace and School/Campus Violence: A Historical Perspective

This overview of workplace, school, and campus violence highlights actual cases and discusses threat assessment, management, and response as well as best practices in prevention—focusing on the active shooter.

Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Violence

No profile exists to predict at-risk and potentially violent persons, but signs and red flags are often present prior to violent acts. These may be observed in the person’s thinking, emotions, and/or behaviors and allow for reporting and intervention in informal and formal violence risk assessment procedures. Learn about these as well as the barriers to reporting or taking action.

The Five Phases of an Active Shooter

Examine what occurs before shots are fired. Understanding this enables the planning team to make effective and definitive decisions regarding their emergency response.

Shots Fired: Guidance for Surviving an Active Shooter Situation

Explore strategies to help YOU survive an active shooter situation whether in the workplace, school, or other venue.

The Active Shooter Use of Explosives and Other Weapons

Case examples are used to discuss and describe the moti​​​vations of offenders who use these tools and tactics.  

The Role of Law Enforcement: Tactical Response and Development of Active Shooter Teams

The tragedy at Columbine High School was a turning point for law enforcement training and resulted in the instigation of the largest change in police tactics. Response protocols are examined at length.     

Crisis Management: Corporate Response to the Active Shooter

Tabletop exercises help facilitate discussions about the development of effective active shooter crisis management protocols. One company's program is highlighted. Best practices are discussed.

Emergency Plans for Responding to an Active Shooter Situation

Examine the guidelines for proper response techniques, methods of employee notification, and evacuation and lock down strategies. Understand how to identify what will work best for your facility.

 Hotel and Schedule


Be sure to mention ASIS when requesting the special room rate of $179 single/double (plus tax). It will be honored until the room block is full or April 13, 2018.

Book your hotel now at the special discounted group rate.

Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms Street
Providence, RI 02904


Registration fees include daily continental breakfast, a networking reception, and refreshment breaks. Hotel costs are not included.

Early bird
(before March 24)
After March 24
Member​ ​$850 ​$950
​Nonmember ​$1150 ​$1250

Registration Hours

Tuesday, May 8
5:00 - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, May 9
7:00 - 8:00 am

Program Hours​

Wednesday, May 9
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, May 10
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Policies and Discounts


If confirmation of registration and payment has not been received three days prior to the event, please email

Certificates of Attendance

ASIS reserves the right to withhold certificates, if attendance requirements are not met.

Certificates are not issued for Review Programs.

Last-Minute Registrations

While we welcome all registrations, including those on-site, the availability of handout materials cannot be guaranteed.


Business casual is recommended.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

Each 50-minutes of instruction is worth one CPE.

Alternate Registration Methods

If you prefer, you can register by phone (+1.703.519.6200), fax (+1.703.519.6299), or mail.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

For a full refund or transfer credit, written requests must be received by ASIS at least 10 business days before the start date of the program. Those received less than 10 days prior will be charged a $100 cancellation/transfer fee.

Transfers will be limited to a maximum of two per original registration. No refunds or transfers are made for requests received on or after the start date. Contact us or fax your request to ASIS Member Services at +1.703.519.6298.

Tours of Third-Party Sites

When a program includes a visit to or a tour of a third-party site, the host organization may require the use of non-disclosure agreements. Subject to the requirements of the host organization, the agreements offered to nationals and non-nationals of the host country may differ.

Team Discount

Receive a 10% discount when three to five attendees register from the same organization, 15% for six or more. Email for details.

Certification Discount

ASIS members and nonmembers holding the distinction of CPP, PCI, and PSP receive a $25 discount per classroom program. This discount is automatically applied at checkout.