Preparing for the Active Shooter and Mass Violence Incident – Blakely, PA
A Free Training Opportunity with Lunch Provided!
Churches, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Schools, Venues, Workplaces, Fire, EMS & Police and Municipal Officials: Are you prepared?
We live in a fallen world. Evil lurks around every corner. Schools, college campuses, movie theaters, churches and even music concerts have been the scenes of terrible, unexpected carnage. No one is safe. No one is immune. No one can predict where the next location will be. Ask anyone who experienced an active shooter event. Guaranteed, they did not have the slightest inkling that they would be involved in such a horrific event.
Here is the reality of an active shooter incident:
The event is rapid.
The shooter wants to hurt or kill as many as possible.
You will have to fend for yourselves.
The event is “finished” in a few minutes.
A law enforcement response can take 5-7 minutes
Emergency medical services can even take longer.
This program will provide insights into what one of these events really looks like, how fast it unfolds, the chaos, the confusion and the helpless feeling. However, we will also share some strategies that greatly increase rates of survival. You are on your own for the first five minutes. Period. We’ll show what steps you can take to stop the dying.
The Lead Instructor: Captain Adam Kosheba
Adam has over 30 years in the fire service and was previously employed by the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service, MD. Adam has held the ranks from career firefighter to fire chief in his tenure. He currently serves as a Fire Chief in southeastern PA. In addition to his firefighting experience, Adam currently holds the rank of Captain in a large State Police Agency on the East Coast.
With 22 plus years in law enforcement, Adam has progressed through the ranks and currently commands the largest Troop in his agency. Adam holds a graduate degree in the Administration of Justice with a concentration in Leadership & Administration and he is recent graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy for Law Enforcement Executives. Adam has been assigned key roles in large scale police incidents such as the Nickel Mines Amish School Shooting and the manhunt for the killer of a PA Trooper in 2014.
Enroll at www.taskforce1.net. Pre-registration required!
For more information contact ChurchOffice@peckvilleag.org.