962 Winter 2020 Active Shooter Response
Thursday, 2:15–3:40, Feb. 6
Instructor: John Weinstein
Active shooter incidents are increasing in frequency and lethality and occur wherever there are large concentrations of people. They are not limited to schools; they also occur in such locations as sporting events, houses of worship, and concerts. How would you respond? This training explains why active shooter incidents occur, three response options, and how to stay safe during law enforcement’s response. Additionally, this course teaches how to run, fight, and hide, along with the three factors that determine one’s optimal survival strategy. This presentation is taught by a certified active shooter response instructor.
Lt. John Weinstein of the Northern Virginia Community College Police is a veteran police officer who in previous years worked for the federal government as a nuclear weapons planner and inspector. He has been involved in planning, security, targeting, arms control, modernization, and other aspects of these weapons, and has regularly briefed officials at the highest level of government on associated matters.