Washington State Emergency Management Division


PER-340: Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 to Thursday, June 6, 2024 (In Person)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Course Description

Primary Core Capability: On-scene Security, Protection, and Law Enforcement

The Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) is a 24-hour performance level direct delivery course designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) in active shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with key medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) guidelines which can be used at the point of injury (POI) to increase survivability of victims.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives
  • Recognize the course goal, enabling objectives, course schedule, and course performance requirements.
  • Use the Active Shooter Incident Management Checklist in managing an integrated response to active shooter events.
  • Be familiar with staging and how to function as a Staging Area Manager in an active threat integrated response.
  • Identify appropriate life saving techniques that can be used in a direct threat environment.
  • Identify appropriate lifesaving techniques that can be used in an indirect threat environment.
  • Discuss the initial response priorities to an active shooter event and tactical considerations for a swift response by law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services (EMS).
  • Discuss and demonstrate advanced medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines.
  • Respond to a simulated active shooter incident and successfully integrate the response between law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) to quickly mitigate the threat while increasing the survivability of injured persons.
  • Complete a comprehensive written post-test and course evaluation.



  • To enroll in this course, participants must be US citizens.
  • A FEMA SID number is required for registration. You can look up your FEMA SID, or register for a new one, at the following site:

Target Audience


  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Law Enforcement

Continuing Education

Contact: Hours - 24


Pierce County Emergency Operations Center

2501 S 35th St, Ste. D
Tacoma, WA 98409

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Pierce County Emergency Management

Course Manager:

Emily Cunningham
Training & Exercise Coordinator
Pierce County Emergency Management
Phone: 253-798-7428

Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at and we will be happy to assist you.


To apply, please click here.


Access Code: 31336

Class ID: NCBRT340