Active shooting incidents have become an epidemic. This event will focus on the prevention, response, and pros and cons of arming teachers and employees.
The event features Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier and speaker who is an expert in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime. Grossman will present on “How Kids Are Learning To Kill.” In addition, there will be presentations from Hanover Insurance on the topic of arming or not arming teachers and employees and Andy Barker of Gibson on responding to an active shooting incident.
Teachers, school administrators, business owners, and the general public will all gain insight.
The event will be held at Century Center in South Bend from 8:00am – 12:00pm. To attend, RSVP at http://www.gibsonins.com/activeshooter-registration/. Cost is free, however, registration is required.
The event is being organized in partnership with Michiana Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers is a not for profit organization that pays cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to the arrest of felony offenders.
Gibson is a 100% employee-owned, regional insurance broker and risk management services firm with offices in South Bend, Plymouth, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne, Indiana.