- May 9, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Topic: Security Threat Awareness Training (Active Threat/Shooter)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security profiles an active shooter as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Typically, the immediate deployment of law enforcement is required to stop the shooting and mitigate harm to victims. Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with an active shooter situation”.
In an effort to improve our local preparedness for such an event, we would like to introduce you to “Security Threat Awareness Training”. Clackamas County’s Sheriff’s Office is offering this short course designed to familiarize participants with what an active shooter crisis is, crisis dynamics in a school and work environment, and a policy response tactics during an active shooter incident.
This training will be divided into 3 blocks:
Block 1 – Awareness describes possible reasons active shooter events are increasing. Questions are considered: Can we profile mass killers? Where do mass murders usually occur? What are the 4 types of active shooter and what are their motivations.
Block 2 – Prevention explores warning signs and behavioral factors that are common with active shooters. Participants learn about the “leakage phase” which is when a potential mass murderer utters some of their desires to friends, family members, teachers and counselors and how imperative it is to intervene during this time. Statistics indicate that in 96% of active shooting events leakage occurred months or even years prior to the event.
Block 3 – Survival offers training to survive in an active shooter event. The focus is on survival mindset, situation awareness and emotional readiness, is followed by “Run, Hide, Fight” and when to apply the appropriate tactics for this type of event. The conclusion is discussing a hostage situation, and how it differs from an active shooter scenario and what to expect from law enforcement.
Speakers: Lieutenant Anthony Kollias, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
*Members who register and pay online by Tuesday before 5:00 pm the week of the event pay $20.00. All pay at the door transactions will be $25.00 for both members and non-members. Students remain unchanged and is free admission, pre-registration is encouraged.
Venue: Hayden’s Lakefront Grill