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Critical Incident Management and Command 


1Training Day (8 hrs)


Max # of students: No Cap




Critical Incident Management & Command is a hybrid leadership class for First Responding Officers, Front Line Supervisors and Commanders who may be tasked with responding to and resolving high risk critical incidents such as Hostage Situations, Barricaded Gunmen or Active Shooters. The course is a primer for initial responding officers as well as High Risk Incident Commanders, combining methodologies for Immediate Action and Risk Mitigation, along with Strategic Planning and Decision Making during a Crisis.     



Class is restricted to sworn law enforcement officers and those personnel assigned directly to a law enforcement agency.


Program Syllabus/Curriculum

Part One – Critical Incident Management (CIM)

  • Introduction 

  • Phases of CIM

  • Asset Deployment

  • Vulnerability Reduction

  • Risk Mitigation

  • Prioritizing Tasks

  • Barricaded Gunman

  • Hostage Situations

  • Active Shooter

  • Asymmetrical Threats


Part Two – Critical Incident Command (CIC)

  • Nature of Crisis and Conflict

  • The 9 Tactical Principles

  • Strategies and Tactics

  • Intelligence and Panning

  • Leadership and Decision making during a Crisis

Part Three – Table Top Exercise

  • The class will end with a Table Top/Debrief Exercise, having the students resolve a real-life high-risk critical incident.


Program Package

BlueSentinel Group provides the following assets/resources for this training class:


  • (1) Certified Law Enforcement Instructor

  • All course materials.

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