Don’t Wait to Be Prepared!

We've all witnessed Sandy Hook, Parkland, Paducah, Jonesboro, Springfield, and Littleton. Workplace or school incidents accounted for thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths in the workplace and schools. This class will assist you to prepare dispatch professionals to recognize and respond appropriately to a potential workplace or school event. Actual school and workplace events will be used to illustrate the importance of this training. This knowledge could save lives in your agency and your community! We hope there won't be a "next time" but know you need to be prepared! Don't wait for another workplace or school violence event to occur! Train to prevent and prepare for school violence events!

This class offers the opportunity to take an in-depth look at School Violence. What can you do to prepare for such an event? What should you do if and when an event occurs? In the last few years, there have been numerous tragedies in America's schools. You must be prepared for school violence events in your community.

Topics include:

  • The profile of a school violence suspect
  • Calls to take seriously prior to a major event
  • Lesson learned in high profile cases including the most current cases in the news.
  • The Dispatcher's tactical/operational role and response to a school event
  • Pre-planning strategies for handling school violence events
  • Prevention methods used to avert a school incident
  • Threat Assessment! The law enforcement response to a school threat
  • Statistics regarding school incidents
  • How progressive agencies prepare to handle these events


Class Length: 8 hours

Target Audience: Any public safety dispatch professional.

Certification(s): California POST.

  • Call for details regarding other certifications.

To host this course or if you have questions, e-mail
or call (650) 591-7911.


"One of my favorite courses I've attended. Very good; nice getting more knowledge of these events and suspects. A lot of useful information presented great which is par for Kevin- great instructor!"

- Todd, Spokane County SO

"I've handled a school shooting. I wish I had taken this class first!"

- Lesley, Laguna PD

"Great presentation; this class has helped me realize how I need to have a school violence plan"

- Anonymous

"I wish all 987 employees of Jefferson County Schools could have the opportunity I had today."

- Joseph, Jefferson County Board of Education