CRASE: Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events [9238]
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C160AB

   Darrah Metz, Deputy Sheriff, Franklin County Sheriff's Office
   Tony Casper, Deputy Sheriff, Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Track: Workplace Violence
Secondary Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Session Type: Workshop
Skill Level: Basic


With all of the active shooter events happening across the world, it only makes sense to prepare for such an incident. Patrol and SWAT deputies, who are passionate about what it takes to keep you safe, present this workshop. Schools, businesses and community members frequently ask law enforcement officers and agencies for direction on what they should do if an active shooter confronts them. This Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) builds upon the avoid, deny, defend strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004. It provides strategies guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of professional guardians, civilian response options, medical issues and drills. Patrol and SWAT deputies offer this three-hour training to schools, colleges, businesses, hospitals and places of worship.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the tools needed to survive active shooter encounters
Recall tips to improve workplace violence
Explain how to create an emergency management plan

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.2
  HRCI: 2.75
  EPA: 2
  Sanitarian: 3
  BWC Discount Programs: 3

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