Courses and Training

The university police offer a range of courses to assist you in ensuring your own safety and the safety of the campus community. These programs are nationally-recognized and taught by certified instructors.

ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING: RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.

This course is taught by a university police officer and surrounds the city of Houston’s – Run – Hide – Fight process in reacting to an active shooters scenario.  The course is approximately two hours in length and involves classroom instruction. 

Instructor: Officer Zach Goodridge, goodridgez@mst.edu
Additional information and registration for training here.

CPR/AED/FIRST AID

These courses are taught by a university police officer who is a EMT and Red Cross certified instructor.  Among the courses are basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instruction using current recognized instruction, and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) familiarization and instruction.

Instructor: Officer Brandon Guth
$5/person to cover fees associated with providing training. For information and scheduling of student, staff, or faculty groups, contact the university police at (573) 341-4300.

Rape Aggression Defense

This course is taught by a university police officer who is a certified R.A.D. instructor.  The course is weekly with four sessions, each session lasts 3 hours and combines classroom training with practical applications.

Course website: http://www.rad-systems.com/
Instructor: Lt. Letha Young
Contact young@mst.edu to schedule training.

Refuse to Be a Victim

This course is taught by a university police officer and incorporates tips on avoiding becoming a victim and follows the NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim program. 

Course website: http://rtbav.nra.org/
Instructor: Lt. Letha Young
Contact young@mst.edu to schedule training.