Special Agent Region One Training Coordinator
Chris Earnest began his career with the Texas Department of Public Safety in October of 1998. Chris was assigned to the Texas Highway Patrol from April 1999 to August of 2008.
In September of 2008, Chris promoted to the Criminal Law Enforcement Division assigned to the Criminal Intelligence Service, serving there for 2 years.
Special Agent Earnest then transferred to the Narcotics Service until 2015.
Special Agent Earnest transferred to the Regulatory Service until October of 2017 at which time he took over as the Regional Training Coordinator for Region 1, North Texas.
Special Agent Earnest now facilitates and instructs TXDPS CID Special Agents’ training to include Basic Firearms, Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training – Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events, Active Attack Integrated Response, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, Plain Clothes Options for Lethal Encounters, among other courses.
CIVILIAN RESPONSE TO ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENTS (CRASE)Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)
The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills.Learning Objectives and Participant Outcomes
Provide strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter eventLearning Objectives
- Provide strategies for surviving an active shooter event
- Disaster response
- Avoid, Deny, Defend
- VA Tech Case Study
- Students will have a better understanding of strategies for surviving and active shooter event
- Students understand disaster response
- Students will have the skills to perform the Avoid, Deny, Defend scenarios
- Students will receive a breakdown of the VA Tech active shooter events