Active Shooter America is a new company located in Southern California that specializes in Active Shooter Response training for unarmed civilians and sworn law enforcement. No matter if you're a librarian, teacher, soldier or police officer, there is a course for you and/or your family.
We utilize expert subject matter knowledge and instructional experience in order to effectively train those that might find themselves in harm's way during an Active Shooter attack or other life threatening disaster. Our method of instruction uses a principle and concept based approach that contains easy to understand information along with scenario based training in order to create those necessary mental scripts that the brain can draw from in a life threatening event.
The information is not new....the way it is taught is what makes the difference!
Chris is an 11 year veteran of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Office of the United States Border Patrol. At the beginning of his career as a Border Patrol Agent, he performed linewatch operations on key smuggling routes south of San Diego where he apprehended individuals who entered the United States illegally.
Chris has served as a Firearms Instructor for the past seven years, where he has instructed Border Patrol Agents in numerous firearms and tactics courses that ranged from basic pistol courses to advanced tactics. He was certified as an Active Shooter Instructor by the Border Patrol in 2013 and was a key figure in the implementation of the Active Shooter Program to the San Diego Sector Border Patrol.
During that time, he conducted hundreds of Active Shooter Response classes and instructed over eight-hundred Border Patrol Agents and officers from several agencies in Active Shooter Response and participated in over one-thousand scenarios.
In 2015, Chris was certified by Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) as a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) Instructor. Since being certified, he has conducted over fifty CRASE classes and has instructed hundreds of people at colleges, elementary schools, middle schools, government facilities, churches, hospitals, military installations and community centers.