Civilian Response Active Shooter Exercise
On 04/09/2018, the Norwich Police Department hosted a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training for 19 employees and volunteers of the Town of Norwich. The course provided strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. The course was designed to help people understand how their brain reacts to trauma and stress, and to train them to think about their options and exit strategies.
I had the opportunity to be one of the participants who received this valuable training and feel that it has helped me understand what to do and certainly what not to do if I ever witness an active shooting event. Sgt. Jennifer Frank taught the course and did a great job of keeping it interesting.
The photos tell the story and were taken by Demo Sofronas and Police Chief Doug Robinson
The actual slide presentation is below the class photos.
Norwich town employees and organizations learning what to do and not do during an active shooter event
A break out session among the groups to determine the action plan
Town Hall employees discussing options
Norwich recreation and town employees in breakout session under the watchful eye of the Police Chief Douglas Robinson
Norwich Public Library , Norwich Recreation employees, and town employees brainstorming
Sgt Jennifer Frank gets the groups to feel at ease as breakout sessions continue
Please take the time to review the slides so that you too will be prepared to react proactively and know
3 phases of Disaster Response
Agenda for the training
History of past events
Response time and target availability are key
What can you do to help
Disaster response phases
What is your role as a Professional guardian?
In this case learning how to ADD is a real good thing
Options used in order to ADD correctly
If You have any questions regarding this training please contact Sgt. Jennifer Frank at the Norwich Police Department at
Tel: 802-649-1460 or fax at 802-649-1775
You may also reach her at email@example.com