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JCPD hosting Feb. 25 seminar for civilians in active shooter event

February 16, 2016

CRASE eventThe Johns Creek Police Department is sponsoring a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) seminar to help people know what to do if they’re ever confronted with an active shooter situation. The seminar will be on Feb. 25 at Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church in Johns Creek.

The class, which will include videos and demonstrations, will cover the background science of how people behave in high stress events, past active shooter events including the mindset and profile of the shooter, how to survive an active shooter event, and what to do when the police arrive.

The seminar is based on Advance Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT), a nationwide initiative to help law enforcement tackle with active shooter scenarios educate the public.

The 2-hour seminar starts at 7 p.m. The seminar is free and open to all.

The class will be held at Mount Pisgah on the North Campus 2850 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek.

People can ask follow-up questions about active shooter situations during a live-stream Q&A on Blab, a new app that allows people to watch and interact with seminar presenters, on Wednesday, March 2 at 8 p.m. Follow @JohnsCreekPD.

What: JCPD's Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) seminar
When: Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
Where: Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church, Johns Creek
Cost: Free