Australian Navy, police in active shooter drills at HMAS Stirling

Western Australia Police and the Australian Navy recently took part in ‘active shooter’ threat drills at HMAS Stirling to boost their security response capabilities.

Working with the Rockingham Local Area Command, Naval Police Coxswains and Boatswains were equipped with practical strategies to quickly assess the type and severity of a threat, and to respond appropriately.

Warrant Officer Naval Police Coxswain Glen Wright said that the purpose of the day was to conduct a joint training exercise to enhance critical skills for dealing with a potential active armed offenders.

“Instructors were provided from the Western Australia Police Academy, who gave guidance and instruction,” he said.

“The day was a success overall with teams working through scenarios relating to the development and refinement of procedures in dealing with a security or force protection issue.

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Posted on May 25, 2017 with tags .


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