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OPD Offers Active Shooter Training

News reports of active shooter threats can quickly shut down a campus community and frighten everyone involved.

On Wednesday, May 11, NC State’s Office of Professional Development will offer a seminar called “Advanced Active Shooter Training: Stop the Threat” on how to prepare for and mitigate violent threats on campus.

NC State faculty, staff and students can participate in this day-long seminar at the McKimmon Center on Western Boulevard. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the seminar will be from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Lunch is included in the $450 cost of the seminar

Topics that will be addressed by SSI Guardian-trained instructors Peggy Mitchell Clarke and Todd Evans include:

  • How to respond to law enforcement
  • School and workplace emergency operations procedures
  • Defining the active shooter threat
  • Characteristics of active shooter events
  • Indicators of potential violence
  • Responding to an irate individual
  • Taking actions during an active shooter event
  • Recovering from an active shooter event
  • Psychological and emotional recovery
  • Importance of planning

Fill out the online registration or call (919) 515-2261. NC State personnel can receive a discount by using the code AAST.