Security Division Classes

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

10:15 am

Active Shooter:  Tactical Survival Strategies (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD, and Marilyn Knight, Incident Management Team.

As Active Shooter incidents increase in frequency, how to survive such incidents is critical.  This program will describe tactical survival and self-defense options for Active Shooter incidents, employee mental preparedness, and how to seize opportunities to “run, hide, or fight” the shooter. Videos of shooting incidents will be used to illustrate survival options.  Employer preparedness, training, security surveys and emergency alert systems will be discussed.

12:30 pm

Victim Avoidance, Situational Awareness, Personal Safety in Field Settings (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD, and Marilyn Knight, Incident Management Team.

Lone Workers, those in isolated field, community, home, or utility situations, may face risks of victimization from angry clients, criminals or disturbed individuals.  Program will explain how to identify the risks of verbal threats, non-verbal pre-attack indicators and situations of potential harm.  Developing a Survival Mentality and Situational Awareness Plans to avoid victimization will be described.

1:45 pm

Verbal Diffusion and De-Escalating the Angry Worker, Citizen or Client (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD, and Marilyn Knight, Incident Management Team.

Angry individuals can create hostility and fearfulness in the workplace.  This program will describe verbal-escalation techniques to diffuse angry individuals within a “customer service model”.  Strategies to approach and manage the “entitled customer”, angry co-workers, the unwanted intruder and persons showing signs of mental illness will be described.

3:15 pm

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

9:00 am

Victim Avoidance, Situational Awareness, Personal Safety in Field Settings (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD, and Marilyn Knight, Incident Management Team.

Lone Workers, those in isolated field, community, home, or utility situations, may face risks of victimization from angry clients, criminals or disturbed individuals.  Program will explain how to identify the risks of verbal threats, non-verbal pre-attack indicators and situations of potential harm.  Developing a Survival Mentality and Situational Awareness Plans to avoid victimization will be described.

10:15 am

Active Shooter:  Tactical Survival Strategies (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD, and Marilyn Knight, Incident Management Team.

As Active Shooter incidents increase in frequency, how to survive such incidents is critical.  This program will describe tactical survival and self-defense options for Active Shooter incidents, employee mental preparedness, and how to seize opportunities to “run, hide, or fight” the shooter. Videos of shooting incidents will be used to illustrate survival options.  Employer preparedness, training, security surveys and emergency alert systems will be discussed.

11:30 am

1:45 pm

  • Chair:  Daniel Torres, DTE Energy
  • Vice-Chair: Todd Dusky, DTE Energy
  • Division:  Paul Beasinger, Keene Training and Consulting, LLC
  • Timothy Fortin, Mt. Elliott Tool & Die
  • John Montville, CPP, FSyI, SEARCHER Corp.
Future Meeting Dates

April 16-17, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI
April 7-8, 2020, Grand Rapids, MI
April 13-14, 2021, Lansing, MI
April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI

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