“Do I need active shooter training?” This is our most frequent question. Typically comments we are told, “I’m not a student,” or “my work is safe.” Our response is simple. YES! It is flawed thinking to believe that it only applies to schools or work. There have been active shooter attacks at religious facilities, airports, casinos, movie theaters, and even
Benefits of Active Shooter Training
Let’s explore how active shooter training can help you. First, being prepared is always a good thing. Active shooter training isn’t just about active shooter incidents. It’s about preparing you for the unexpected. Ever been in a situation and not known what to do? It has to be the worst feeling of helplessness there is. Personal security concepts have been applied
Second, it is empowering. Moreover, your confidence will increase as you know what to do when faced with an adverse situation. No one should go through life in fear. Fear is a prison. So why are we so afraid? We are inundated with all the bad in the world. Just watch the evening news. Every news station is fighting for viewers and seems to find the worst incidents to cover. It’s no wonder so many people live being afraid. Active shooter training will give you the courage you need to face your darkest fears.
Active shooter training is now a part of our culture. It is necessary for everyone to learn. Our hope that you will never need it. One day you will be glad you have it. Face your fears. Obtain courage and knowledge. Help your community and yourself. Be safe.
Gene Petrino is a decorated Law Enforcement Officer (Retired), SWAT Commander, Street Crimes Unit Sergeant, and Educator whose dedication to keeping people from harm’s way has earned him the reputation as an ambassador of safety. Over the course of nearly three decades, he has gained in-depth expertise in the areas of tactical command, security threat analysis, and active shooter instruction. Gene has been featured in an article on Forbes.com as an expert in mass shootings.
In addition the being a University of Louisville Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development Course Graduate, Gene holds his B.A. in Criminology from the University of South Florida.
You can learn more about Gene at www.SurvivalResponseLLC.com or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.