Handling the Aftermath of an Active Shooter Event

This webinar is intended for educational institutions (K-20) and will help participants prepare to deal with the aftermath of an active shooter/killer event. While the public safety personnel of most institutions have prepared to respond to and stop such an attack, there is still a lot to do to ensure successful recovery from the incident.   

Hear Chief Stephen Lopez speak to specific areas of recovery planning including:

  • Public Safety Priorities
  • Communication Challenges
  • Institutional Leadership
  • Urgent – Quick – Soon : 3 Types of Decisions
  • Leadership Responsibilities & Tips
  • Statements to Make
  • Vigil Planning
  • Who Are the “Victims?”
  • Resiliency Messaging
  • Bringing People Back
  • Longer Term Decisions & Actions
  • Don’t Forget Emergency Responders

Q&A Section includes:

    1.  Are your officers trained in tactical medicine concepts?
    2.  When would you recommend doing an after-action review for a long term incident?
    3.  Review the Questions for the Media
    4.  The Role of Social Media in the Aftermath
    5.  Thoughts for Hospital Environments
    6.  Suggestions Concerning Creating a New Culture of Resiliency

    PLUS these Bonus Downloads:

    Media Tips for the Non-Public Information Officer Executives

    Checklists of Law Enforcement Priorities for Active Killer Incidents

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    ​Stephen Lopez

    Chief of Police
    New Mexico State University Police Department

    Lopez has been in campus law enforcement for 27 years, and is currently the Chief of Police for the New Mexico State University system. He has also been adjunct faculty for 14 years teaching courses in criminal investigations and public health, and holds numerous law enforcement instructor certifications. He has bachelor degrees in criminal justice and psychology, and a masters in strategic planning for critical infrastructures. He has taught at regional and national conferences and workshops in areas including integrating training in use of force, active shooter response, and select fire weapons for patrol. He is a regular facilitator and evaluator in tabletop, functional, and full scale exercises.

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