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FBI Atlanta to Provide Active Shooter Training to State Law Enforcement Officers, Fire, EMS, and Educators

FBI Atlanta October 21, 2013
  • Special Agent Stephen Emmett (404) 679-6451

ATLANTA—The FBI’s Atlanta Office, in conjunction with the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University’s Center of Operational Medicine, will host a two-day conference at the Center’s Auditoria Center in Augusta, Georgia, on October 24-25, 2013, to discuss best practices and services available during an active shooter response. A large attendance of the area’s sworn law enforcement officers, fire, emergency medical services (EMS), school resource officers, educators, and school administrators are expected.

Members of the media are invited to attend and film portions of those presentations occurring on day two (Friday, October 25, 2013), which will include Media Considerations during a Critical Incident, Past Case Studies, and Explosives Considerations. Interviews of attending law enforcement/fire/EMS executive staff can be coordinated as well. Interested media are encouraged to arrive at the Auditoria Center, 1465 Laney Walker Boulevard, at approximately 8:00 a.m. for coordination assistance with FBI SA Stephen Emmett, cell (404) 392-2506.