About the instructor

Nicholas DeMedici

Nick DeMedici is a native of Morgantown, West Virginia. He began his law enforcement career in 2004 with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office. As a Deputy Sheriff, DeMedici worked in the patrol division before being assigned to the Detective’s Division in 2008. While with the Detective’s Division, DeMedici was involved in working violent crime and serious felony cases, including homicides. In addition to serving in the Detective’s Division, he was a member of the Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team where he received additional training on tactics utilized in high risk law enforcement situations. DeMedici left the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office in 2013 for employment with the State Police as a State Trooper. With the State Police, DeMedici was one of ten State Troopers trained and designated to present active shooter training across the state. He was initially assigned to the Kingwood Detachment in Preston County. After serving in Preston County he was transferred to the Morgantown Detachment, which is where he finished out his last year as a law enforcement officer. DeMedici is the 2006 recipient of the West Virginia Chief of Police Association Carl E. Kocher Most Outstanding Officer Award as well as the 2014 West Virginia State Police Retired Members Association Outstanding Cadet Award. He is currently the General Manager and Director of Training for Defense In Depth. DeMedici has trained approximately 4,000 individuals on the best practices to respond to and survive an active threat. His training has taken place throughout the country in environments ranging from churches, banks and manufacturing industries, including facilities in San Antonio, Texas and New York City, New York

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Active Threat Solutions is an organization comprised of individuals who have dedicated their lives to making the world a safer place. From corporate offices in New York City to small classrooms in middle America, our team uses the knowledge acquired over their individual careers to educate in a way that is conducive to learning, not frightening. We don’t shoot blanks in your office, we don’t simulate shootings, We teach everyday people to solve problems using their own creative solutions. This instills confidence that cannot be found elsewhere. Combine that with improving environments through our assessments and services, we bring our experience in not only security, but people to you.

Part 1: Introduction to an Active Shooter Seminar

In Part 1 you will hear from a survivor of an active shooter attack and learn why this training is so important. You will also learn more about the extensive backgrounds of our expert trainers. 


Part 2: An Active Shooter Seminar

In part 2 you will learn about situational awareness, the importance of "see something, say something", the survival mindset, and cover vs. concealment. 

Part 3: An Active Shooter Seminar

In part 3 you will learn the importance of the "what if?" question, why we recommend Run, Hide, Fight, and then we will cover each aspect of Run, Hide, Fight. 


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
This course is completely self-paced, so you can begin at any time and set your own pace.
How do I access the course?
Once you sign up, you will receive an email invitation to join the course. You can access the course from any device with a live Internet connection. The course will work on a desktop, laptop, tablet, and smartphone.
What are the advantages of taking this course online?
Online courses provide unparalleled convenience and flexibility. You can take the course anytime and anywhere, on any device you own.
How do I ask questions?
You can email your instructor directly or utilize the course discussion board.