Government Training Institute Newsletter January 2011

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GTI Monthly Mission Brief
Law Enforcement Fatalities Spike Dangerously in 2010

Following a two year decline, law enforcement fatalities in 2010 spiked to 162. This was an increase of nearly 40 percent compared to last year, when 117 officers were killed in the line of duty.

In 2010, firearm-related fatalities climbed to 61 line of duty deaths, 24 percent higher than in 2009 when 49 officers were killed. For the second year in a row, officers continue to be shot in ambush style attacks. In 2010, twelve officers were killed in these vicious attacks accounting for 20 percent of all fatal shootings.

Download the full Preliminary 2010 End of Year Officer Fatality Report.
Joey Cornell R.I.P.
Students Attending GTI's Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Course

GTI had the honor to work with agencies from Orange County and surrounding areas in California to provide them with Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Active Shooter training in Santa Ana, California January 13-19, 2011.

Participating agencies were from Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Irvine, Orange County Sheriff, Monterey Park, Los Alamitos, and Costa Mesa.

We would like to thank Rosa Ponce de Leon, who worked hard behind the scenes to get this training for the various agencies. We are looking forward to coming back in March.

For more information on the Immediate Action Teams Active Shooter course visit our website Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Active Shooter
Santa Ana CA Training
Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Course

February 21st - 23rd, 2011 / Hosted at GTI's Joint Operations Center in Barnwell, South Carolina

This course is designed around proven principles and tactics for close quarters battle. Emphasis is placed on initiative based "free flow" techniques that enhance success in operator's decisiveness and maneuverability. This course develops "problem solvers" using techniques that are proven in hostile situations and dispelling common misconceptions associated with close quarters battle. Within three days students will receive maximum amounts of practical applications for conducting close quarters battle. Emphasis will be placed on single/multiple rooms, hallways, stairways and complex structure designs. During this course students will conduct daily force on force scenarios and have a graded live fire exercise at the conclusion of the training.
Topics Covered:
  • Single and multiple room entry
  • Hallway clearing procedures
  • Stairwell clearing techniques
  • Assault planning
  • Multiple teams/multiple breach points
  • Sectorization
  • Tactical angles
  • Immediate threat techniques
  • Occupancy control
Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Course
GTI Joint Operations Center (JOC)
UF-6 Building Online!

GTI is happy to announce that the 9 story UF-6 building at the Joint Operations Center is online and ready for use.

The UF-6 building includes:
  • 100,000 square feet of training space
  • 9 stories of training site
  • Varying CQB complexities
  • Elevated shooting platform
  • Elevator shaft access
  • 8 story continuous stairwell
  • Full roof access
  • Sims/SRTA/UTM capable throughout
  • Day or night accessible
  • UF-6 tank farm and elevated platforms
Download a PDF copy of GTI Training Centers Capabilities

Contact GTI for additional information on the JOC or any of GTI's courses.
803-259-1935 or via email
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The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from the staff with 400 years of operational military and law enforcement experience.

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