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Incident Command & Control: Managing the First 30 Minutes - Active Shooter (NC-9902)

In light of increasing number of high-profile active shooter/active assailant incidents across the United States, this training is being made available to first responders. Provides public safety command staff an overview of what is required to successfully manage the critical first 30 minutes of a multi-agency response to a chaotic, fast-moving and high-profile incident. The rapid and successful implementation of a strong Incident Command System (ICS) and Unified Command (UC) are recognized as critical tools in helping responders manage this incident in your community.


  • Scene Size-Up, Command Post and Initial Response Considerations
  • Implementing Unified Command (UC)
  • Street-Level Incident Command System (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)
  • Response Models: Rescue Task Force (RTF) and Rapid Treatment Model (RTM)
  • Lessons Learned from Past Events
  • Response Considerations (Fire, Explosives, Vehicles, Elevated, Multi-Attacker, etc.)
  • Whole Community Planning, Training and Exercises
Date(s)  Fri. Jul 12, 2019 9a-1p 
Location Catawba Valley Community College East Campus - Catawba County
2760 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory NC 28602 
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Building/Room 525 West A Street, Newton (Newton Expo Banquet Room), Newton, NC 28658 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By Catawba Valley Community College 
Primary Instructor Vernon, August M. 
Course Length  
Course Hours
Maximum Participants 75
# Open Seats 75
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

Pre-registration is required by contacting Carla Black at CVCC (828) 327-7000 ext. 4306 or

The class will be held at 525 West A Street (Newton Expo Banquet Room), Newton NC 28658. Attendees not affiliated with a public safety agency will need to pay a $70.00 fee during pre-registration.   |   |  Emergency Management Program's HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  NCEM Email   |  Healthcare Program's HelpDesk: 919-855-3812   |  OEMS Email