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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event Training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:00pm

In light of recent tragic events at music venues in the U.S. and abroad, the Austin Police Department in partnership with the City’s Music & Entertainment division within Economic Development, will be hosting a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event (CRASE) training for entertainment venue owners and staff. The free training event is on Wednesday, February 20th at the Mexican American Cultural Center from 2:00pm-5:00pm. Presented by APD Southwest District Representative Officer Josh Visi, this three-hour class will cover issues including civilian response options, medical interventions, and considerations for conducting drills.

Date: Wednesday February 20, 2019 | Time: 2pm-5pm | Location: Mexican American Cultural Center



2:00 pm Registration and Refreshments

2:30 pm Event Begins

3:30 pm Fifteen-minute Break

4:45 pm Question and Answer

5:00 pm Program Ends

Recommended Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper

Description: Law enforcement officers and agencies are frequently requested by schools, businesses, and community members for direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active shooter event. The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills. Participants in this Train-the-Trainer course will receive a print out of the PowerPoint presentation

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Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center TX
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