Responding To Active Threat in the Workplace (workshop)
Thursday, October 4; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Presented by: Eric Anderson, CVTC
Workshop Location: Chippewa Valley Technical College – Neillsville Center
3 contact hours

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Did you know 47% of active threat incidences occurred in businesses?  What actions would you take?

According to the FBI, Active Shooter Incidents are on the rise.  Workplace violence is a growing concern in both the public and private sectors.  This instructor-led course is designed to bridge the gap between responding officers and businesses in an active threat situation.  It is not about fear mongering. It is about empowering individuals. You learn how to prevent, report, and protect yourself and your employees from an active threat during the critical moments while waiting for a police presence to arrive and what to expect from the officers once they are on scene.

In this presentation, you will:

  • Learn actions to take when confronted by an active shooter situation
  • Learn how to cause distraction to the threat
  • Establish proper practice for an active shooter, the modern fire drill

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Eric Anderson is the Director of Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Academy and Jail Academy at CVTC. His experience in the United States Marine Corps, law enforcement, training and education spans over 30 years. He served a six-year assignment as a special agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS); is a Gulf War veteran and served in Southwest Asia during Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and the Liberation of Kuwait. Eric is also a veteran of the Madison Police Department where he served in the patrol division, traffic enforcement division and training division. He served on the department’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Honor Guard Team (HGT).