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FREE TRAINING: DHS Active Shooter Workshop

"Please see the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness email below and the attached PDF files (flyer) (invitation) for more information about a free local training opportunity. Thank you for participating in the Voluntary Protection Program."



NO-COST TRAINING: DHS Active Shooter Workshop on April 1, 2020 in Essex County ROIC202002-03391FIO

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness (NJOHSP) and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office is hosting a one-day security workshop to enhance preparedness against active shooter incidents:


The workshop will describe how to incorporate key elements of successful incident management into planning efforts, such as:

Developing communication and incident plans for employees

Building relationships with local first responders

Coordinating with first responders before, during, and after an incident

Integrating public affairs into incident management

Developing an Emergency Action Plan with guidance from expert instructors

Identifying strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in physical security and planning considerations via break-out sessions

Learning how to prevent active shooter incidents by recognizing behavioral indicators on the pathway to violence

Understanding the history of significant active shooter incidents through survivor stories and expert perspectives

Target Audience:

This event is open to:

Corporate and facility security professionals from the private and public sectors

Supervisory first responders

Human resource managers

Community response officials

Homeland security representatives

*This is not a tactical training course*


Essex County, Montclair, NJ: April 1, 2020: 08:00AM – 4:00PM

Please see attached flyers and invitations for additional detailed information and registration.


Michael A. Urbanski, MS, AEM, EMT-T | Training and Exercise Bureau


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