Active Shooter: Preparedness and Response
September 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) aims to enhance preparedness through a ”whole community” approach by providing training, products, and resources to a broad range of stakeholders on issues such as active shooter awareness, incident response, and workplace violence. In many cases, there is no pattern or method to the selection of victims by an active shooter, and these situations are by their very nature are unpredictable and evolve quickly. The DHS Active Shooter presentation will better prepare attendees to deal with an active shooter situation and to raise awareness of behaviors that represent pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooters.
The speaker for this timely session is Chuck Clanahan. CPP. Mr Clanahan serves as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Protective Security Advisor (PSA) for the State of Kansas. He has 35 years’ experience in security, law enforcement, risk management, and crisis preparedness in a combination of both military and federal service. His expertise includes vulnerability and threat assessments, emergency planning, security program development and training, and application of physical protection systems. Mr. Clanahan develops active shooter programs, infrastructure protection programs, and emergency action and recovery plans for government agencies and commercial facilities. Chuck’s credentials include a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, graduate of the FBI National Academy and ASIS board Certified Protection Professional (CPP).