Active Shooter

Active Shooter Response: How to Run, Hide, and Fight

Active Shooter Response: How to Run, Hide, and Fight

John Weinstein the Lieutenant/Commander, Strategic Planning and Outreach at the Northern Virginia Community College addresses two key problems with “run/hide/fight” response strategy.

Crisis in the Classroom

Crisis in the Classroom

Joseph Pangaro CEO of Pangaro Training and Management leads a discussion that is designed to provide teachers, administrators and other school staff members with an understanding of the dynamics involved when interacting with a person in crisis. Using many of the techniques associated with hostage crisis negotiating, the program provides the student with practical skills that can be used to recognize a crisis situation as it develops and then de-escalate a dangerous situation.

Parent Reunification: How to Build a District Reunification Team

Parent Reunification: How to Build a District Reunification Team

Chris Wilderman the current Director of Safe and Sustainable Environments for Adams 12 Five Star Schools in Thornton, CO leads a discussion about team roles, operational processes and building your equipment that will prepare you to return to your school districts and create your own reunification team.

Campus Active Shooter Tabletop Exercise

Campus Active Shooter Tabletop Exercise

Paul Timm, PSP, the Vice President of Facility Engineering Associates explores the value of Campus Active Shooter tabletop exercises and how to get the most benefit from them.

Before the Shots: Preparing for an Active Killer Incident

Before the Shots: Preparing for an Active Killer Incident

Stephen Lopez the Chief of Police for the New Mexico State University system discusses how Active Killer incidents have evolved beyond active shooter to include many more threats including knives, vehicles, fires, explosives and more. This Action Plan prepares you and your responders to train for and handle complex, multi-hazard incidents.

Threat Assessments – Preventing Targeted Acts of Violence

Threat Assessments – Preventing Targeted Acts of Violence

In this Action Plan Gary L. Sigrist, Jr., the CEO and President of SafeGuard Risk talks about threat Assessment as a process of evaluating a threat and the circumstances around it to uncover facts to indicate whether the threat is likely to be carried out and then what should be done about it. Evidence-based threat assessment is derived from the U.S. Secret Service research, The Safe School Initiative, FBI research and Student Development.

New Perspectives on Active Shooter Training

New Perspectives on Active Shooter Training

This presentation led by Lieutenant/Commander John Weinstein discusses communications plans, preparing for non-shooting active incidents, command staff responsibilities, rescue task force operations and media response. It also discusses new challenges and objectives for first responders to deal with incidents such as the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India; Beslan, Russia, and Paris, France.

Understanding and Preventing School Violence

Understanding and Preventing School Violence

Sergeant Clayton Cranford a cyber safety expert, and former Orange County school threat assessment investigator will explain how an individual becomes a school spree killer. He will show how to identify the warning signs that a person is on the path to violence through relevant case studies.

How Active Shooter Response Can Lead to a Comprehensive School Safety Program

How Active Shooter Response Can Lead to a Comprehensive School Safety Program

Director of Safety and Risk Management for the Georgetown County School District Alan Walters shows how a school district can use Active Shooter Response as the basis for a comprehensive school safety program.

A Look at a School Shooting From the Perspective of a Security Director

A Look at a School Shooting From the Perspective of a Security Director

Guy Grace the Director of Security and Emergency Planning Littleton Public Schools shares his key observations from a school shooting where he was a responder and was the on scene School District Incident Command Coordinator during the event and the subsequent evacuation of the school.