|Anti-Terrorism Officer Course
The 24-hour Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO) Program is designed to prepare frontline security and police officers for deployment in environments where terrorism is a critical threat. This program provides an exploration of contemporary terrorist methods and basic anti-terrorism skills and knowledge that all officers should possess.
Introduction to Terrorism • Dynamics of Terrorist Attacks • Protective Counterintelligence/OPSEC • Physical Security and Access Control • Bomb Incident Response • Mail Screening • Chem-Bio Terrorism • Chem-Bio Attack Response • Basic Site Specific Planning
Distance Learning Option
An independent study version of this program is available through the S2 Online Academy. Click here for details.
International Professional Courses (40-Hour)
The S2 Institute, in conjunction with our training partners, will be presenting a series of five-day, 40-hour Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO) Courses in several cities outside the Continental United States:
Group On-Site Option
This course may be presented to private groups as on-site training. For details about hosting this course, contact:
Craig Gundry, CPS, CHS-III
DIrector of Special Projects
“The instructor knew all the subjects like the back of his hand…A+++!”
||SMSgt G. Enwright
Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
“The instructor was a true professional, and very knowledgeable on the course material. The instructor presented an outstanding class...If I can get this course material to all of our personnel, it will pay off 10-fold.”
||GSgt I. Taylor
“Met and exceeded all of my expectations…no shortcuts during the delivery of the lectures. The instructor should be the standard by which all instructors should be judged.”
Embassy of Trinidad & Tobago
“From the very beginning of the course, it was apparent that Mr. Gundry was highly educated and very experienced in the subject matter he was presenting. This gave him credibility and ease in delivery. The thorough and deliberate coverage of the terrorist mindset, methodologies, and information requirements in the first half of the program made the second half of the program more relevant.”
||Capt. H. Hall
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