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Active Shooter & MCI Training at Strategic Operations Facility

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San Diego MCI Training

A simulated victim is dressed and readied to be placed in an area where trainees will respond to a detonated IED scenario. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Instructors monitor a law enforcement team caring for a downed officer in a confined space. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training, SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Medical products now used by law enforcement officers to control bleeding and seal chest wounds. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

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San Diego MCI Training

Members of the media and medical simulation instructors watch battlefield wound care underway. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Moulaged and actively bleeding victims are triaged and treated inside a mock hospital. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Media and instructors watch law enforcement personnel advance during a simulated active shooter incident. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Officers and medical teams learn proper room entry techniques. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Officers are briefed on proper tourniquet application by a tactical paramedic from Carlsbad, Calif. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Officers practice a one-person emergency extraction technique. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Officers practice a two-person emergency extraction technique. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

A simulated victim is treated as officers provide cover for medical personnel. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Officers practice an emergency two-person extraction technique. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Officers are shown how to properly position a tourniquet. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Two officers stop the bleeding of a simulated victim as another returns fire. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

A tourniquet is applied rapidly while officers are engaged with a shooter. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

An injured mock patient is evacuated via a civilian van. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

An officer packs a wound with a special wound clot dressing. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

An officer practices applying a tourniquet to his own leg in less than 20 seconds. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

An officer dressed with a severe gunshot wound that will require a tourniquet is readied for a training exercise. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

An individual first aid kit (IFAK) worn by a tactical officer during training. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman

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San Diego MCI Training

Instructors from the Warfighter Academy in Escondido, Calif., brief dozens of tactical police officers. The training exercises were conducted at the Strategic Operations training facility in San Diego, with members of the law enforcement, medical and hospital community as well as medical stimulation instructors from throughout the world. The event took place Jan. 16-17, 2016, in conjunction with Strategic Operations staff and instructors from the Warfighter Academy. Photo A.J. Heightman