Program aims to educate Vermonters about active shooter situations

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Program aims to educate Vermonters about active shooter situations

NEWS STARTING NEXT MONTH VERMONTERS WILL HAVE A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN FOR ACTIVE SHOOTER SITUATIONS THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY LAUNCHING A NEW PROGRAM CALLED SURVIVOR VERMONT CREATED TO EDUCATE AND EMPOWER VERMONTERS WITH ACTIONS. THEY CAN TAKE TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AND FAMILY MEMBERS IF EVER CONFRONTED WITH AN ACTIVE SHOOTER OR A VIOLENT SITUATION NOW THE TRAINING WILL LAST 90 MINUTES EACH SESSION AND COMBINED. THREE FEDERAL PUBLIC SAFETYPPROG SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING RUN HIDE AND AND STOP THE BLEED. SO WE KNOW THAT THESE THINGS WHEN THEY’RE ON THE NEWS AND WE’RE SEEING THEM NOT JUST IN EDUCATION ENVIRONMENTS BUT IN PLACES OF BUSINESS AND PLACES OF WORSHIP, IT WAS JUST A GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO KIND OF GET THIS INFORMATION OUT TO VERMONTERS TO HELP THEM BETTER PREPARE FOR YOU KNOW FOR THESE TYPES OF VIOLENT INCIDENTS. ALL RIGHT, TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN THE FIRST TWO TRAINING SESSIONS COMING AUGUST 1ST IN BETHEL AUGUST 3RD IN ARLINGTON ORGANIZERS SAY THERE WILL BE MORE SESSIONS SCHEDUL

Program aims to educate Vermonters about active shooter situations

A new public safety initiative will help Vermonters learn how to protect themselves during an active shooter situation.The course, called SURVIVERMONT, was developed by the Vermont Department of Public Safety and includes info and tips on how to handle violent threat situations.The course will last 90 minutes and includes three basic concepts from the federal government’s public safety programming: See Something, Say Something; Run, Hide and Fight; and Stop the Bleed. The first two events are as follows:Monday, Aug. 1: 6-7:30 p.m., Vermont State Police Royalton Barracks, 2011 Vermont Route 107 in Bethel. 25 seats available. Click here to sign up online. Wednesday, Aug. 3: 6-7:30 p.m., Arlington Memorial High School, 529 E. Arlington Rd. in Arlington. 100 seats available. Click here to sign up online. Organizers say there will be more sessions announced next month.

A new public safety initiative will help Vermonters learn how to protect themselves during an active shooter situation.

The course, called SURVIVERMONT, was developed by the Vermont Department of Public Safety and includes info and tips on how to handle violent threat situations.

The course will last 90 minutes and includes three basic concepts from the federal government’s public safety programming: See Something, Say Something; Run, Hide and Fight; and Stop the Bleed.

The first two events are as follows:

  • Monday, Aug. 1: 6-7:30 p.m., Vermont State Police Royalton Barracks, 2011 Vermont Route 107 in Bethel. 25 seats available. Click here to sign up online.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 3: 6-7:30 p.m., Arlington Memorial High School, 529 E. Arlington Rd. in Arlington. 100 seats available. Click here to sign up online.

Organizers say there will be more sessions announced next month.