CRASE Active Shooter
FREE TRAINING FOR CIVILIAN RESPONSE TO ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENTS (CRASE) PROVIDED BY SHREVEPORT CITY MARSHAL’S OFFICE
Being aware and knowing what to do matters during an active shooter event. In the wake of the tragic shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell, Jr. is reaching out to teachers, school faculty members, and parents by providing a free course to better prepare for an active shooter event.
Caldwell says, “The tragedy on the campus in Parkland, Florida deeply affects all of us. It’s never an easy subject to talk about. But knowing what to do, having a plan for you and your family can make the difference should you or a loved one experience an active shooter event.”
The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) is a nationally recognized and federally funded course that teaches civilians how to respond before, during, and after an active shooter or life-threatening incident. The program was created by Advance Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University. In 2013, ALERRT was named the national standard in Active Shooter Response by the FBI. Currently, FBI Agents are becoming instructors in CRASE. Through research, this course gives you the best possible chance to survive an active shooter event or even life-threatening event. This free CRASE course is taught by certified instructors. For more information on CRASE, or to have CRASE taught at your school, business, church, organization, or association please contact Deputy Jonathan Ponder by calling (318) 673-6800 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Marshal Charlie Caldwell, Jr. also encourages businesses and churches to take advantage of the free course.
Caldwell says, “I have prioritized this training for our deputy marshals, for the sake of our children.”
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Deputy Jonathan Ponder, Public Information Officer
Cell: (318) 401-2214