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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

  • Horry Georgetown Technical College - Grand Strand Campus 743 Hemlock Ave. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States (map)
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Free workshop. Complimentary breakfast provided.

The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Participants in this course will be empowered with the tools and tactics necessary to stay safe during an active shooter event. The class includes the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills.

The class will be taught by Captain Eric DiLorenzo with the Myrtle Beach Police Department. He has served more than 21 years in the police department and is currently the Patrol Division Commander and Police Department Liaison for Emergency Management. Captain DiLorenzo has conducted extensive research and provided training related to active shooter related topics since 1999 to more than 15,000 people. He has created numerous active shooter plans for business and schools that includes protocols for before, during and after an incident.