Northern Nevada (Reno) MGMA Monthly Meeting: July 18, 2017 - Active Shooter in the Workplace – Part I

  • 18 Jul 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Saint Mary's Foundation Building, 520 West 6th Street, Reno, NV 89503

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Northern Nevada MGMA Monthly Meeting: July 18, 2017

Topic/Title: Active Shooter in the Workplace – Part I

Please join the Nevada MGMA for a special two part educational series about violence in the workplace

An active-shooter incident can occur at any time or place. In many cases, these incidents have no pattern or method to the selection of victims, which results in an unpredictable and evolving situation. In the midst of the chaos, anyone can play an integral role in mitigating the impacts of an active shooter incident. In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. All employees can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations. This course provides guidance to individuals so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. Due to the content and importance of this topic we are extending these two sessions by 30 minutes. They will run from 8:00 a.m. -9:30 a.m.

Speakers:
Jerry Burkey,
Master Officer Reno Police Dept 23 yrs.
18 1/2 years SWAT (12 years as a team leader) Instructor in multiple disciplines at the academy. Assistant Range Master.

Reed Thomas, Master Officer Reno Police Dept 23 yrs.
12 years detectives (plain clothes ops). Instructor in multiple disciplines at the academy Currently a robbery homicide detective.

Domain for the Body of Knowledge: Operations Management

Summary:
Reno Police Department Active Shooter Preparedness Course

Proper active-shooter training, planning, and preparation may help to reduce the probability of an active-shooter event in a workplace — and it may minimize the negative impact of such an incident if one occurs. In this workshop, you will learn the following:

  • Historical overview of an active Killer
  • Preparing your workplace
  • Preparing employees
  • What to expect from the police
  • What the police expect from you
  • Dealing with the aftermath
  • Resources available to you
  • How your body will react ( physiological functions)

Location:
Saint Mary's Foundation Building
520 West 6th Street
Reno, NV 89503

Please register (RSVP) for this event and join us at this meeting!