Dec. 2, 2021

Morgan Ballis: K-12 School Active Threat Events

Morgan Ballis: K-12 School Active Threat Events

Morgan Ballis is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in School Active Assailant Events. He is the Founder & Director of Strategic Planning & Training at Campus Safety Alliance. Mr. Ballis served for more than 10 years in the United States Marine Corps and today is an active shooter response trainer for law enforcement and educators. 
The latest episode of the Tactical Breakdown Podcasts features Morgan Ballis at the 2021 ILEETA Conference, where he trained the trainers on K-12 school shooter threats and sat on the Active Shooter Panel. The ILEETA Conference is unique in that the attendees are educators and learners – they are passionate and excited about the training opportunity. “As practitioners of violence, they [instructors] need to continue to be learners and evolve.”
Listen in as Adam & Morgan discuss the difference between school active shooter events vs other active shooter events and the importance of using real-world data and case studies in your training. Morgan also dives into the purpose of SRO’s, critical questions to ask trainers, training non-officers, and coordinating with other first responders to improve how we deal with school shooter events. 
More about our guest: 
In the Marine Corps, Morgan had the opportunity to protect critical assets and personnel overseas under JTF-HOA and support federal law enforcement under JTF-N. He has a M.S. in Homeland Security & Emergency Management and has presented his research and methodology at conferences across the United States. Mr. Ballis has focused his studies on understanding and preventing targeted attacks against schools. Morgan is also a content provider for PM AM, Virtual Academy, and PoliceOne Academy. 
Trainer Certifications
IADLEST Nationally Certified Instructor
LSU, NCBRT Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response Trainer
ALERRT, Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Event Instructor
SecFor International, Certified Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Specialist
San Diego County Office of Education Active Shooter Trainer
ALiCE Instructor
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Morgan Ballis is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in School Active Assailant Events. He is the Founder & Director of Strategic Planning & Training at Campus Safety Alliance. Mr. Ballis served for more than 10 years in the United States Marine Corps and today is an active shooter response trainer for law enforcement and educators.  The latest episode of the Tactical Breakdown Podcasts features Morgan Ballis at the 2021 ILEETA Conference, where he trained the trainers on K-12 school shooter threats and sat on the Active Shooter Panel. The ILEETA Conference is unique in that the attendees are educators and learners – they are passionate and excited about the training opportunity. “As practitioners of violence, they [instructors] need to continue to be learners and evolve.” Listen in as Adam & Morgan discuss the difference between school active shooter events vs other active shooter events and the importance of using real-world data and case studies in your training. Morgan also dives into the purpose of SRO’s, critical questions to ask trainers, training non-officers, and coordinating with other first responders to improve how we deal with school shooter events.  More about our guest:  In the Marine Corps, Morgan had the opportunity to protect critical assets and personnel overseas under JTF-HOA and support federal law enforcement under JTF-N. He has a M.S. in Homeland Security & Emergency Management and has presented his research and methodology at conferences across the United States. Mr. Ballis has focused his studies on understanding and preventing targeted attacks against schools. Morgan is also a content provider for PM AM, Virtual Academy, and PoliceOne Academy.  Trainer Certifications IADLEST Nationally Certified Instructor LSU, NCBRT Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response Trainer ALERRT, Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Event Instructor SecFor International, Certified Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Specialist San Diego County Office of Education Active Shooter Trainer ALiCE Instructor See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.