Training Planned: Mass Shooting Response, Survival
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Leaders at Paducah businesses, churches and schools are invited to attend a training event next month on how to react to an act of violence in public locations.

The Police Foundation of Paducah-McCracken County, in partnership with the Paducah Police Department, is hosting the event December 12-13 at the Clemens Fine Arts Center of WKCTC.  The guest speaker for the event is nationally recognized expert Kenneth D. Hughes.

Topics included in the training sessions include:

+ Ten-minute exercise and role-play scenario
+ A quick overview of the modern era of school shootings
+ Response and survival during a mass shooting
+ Can mass shootings be prevented?
+ The 2nd Amendment - The right to bear arms and community safety
+ Public safety response
+ Points to ponder

Two sessions will be held.

The first session will be from 1 - 5 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 12, and is recommended for staff and security personnel at schools and churches.
The second Session will be from  9 am - 1 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 13, and is recommended for local businesses.

For information about the event, or to inquire about helping as a corporate sponsor, contact Chief of Police Brandon Barnhill at 270-444-8590.

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Published 07:48 AM, Friday Nov. 17, 2017
Updated 07:43 PM, Thursday Nov. 16, 2017

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