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Northern Illinois University Active Shooter Incident: A First Responder's Perspective

Hours: 4
Tuition: $75

Program Information:
On February 14, 2008, former student Steven Kazmierczak entered Cole Hall on the campus of Northern Illinois University and opened fire, killing five people and wounding 21 before taking his own life. This course is designed for campus police departments, and all other first responder organizations. An in-depth analysis of the event will be conducted and will include reflections from the initial first responders to the incident, the investigation, and the aftermath. Lessons learned from this incident will be covered and discussion will include strengthening security measures to prepare for an active shooter event.
Northern Illinois University Sergeant Larry Ellington, one of the first responders to the scene, will conduct this 4 hour seminar.

Topical Areas:
• Initial Response to Incident
• Crime Scene Response and Investigation
• Reflections from various First Responders to the incident
• Aftermath and post incident response
• Lessons Learned
• Agency Training Pre and Post incident

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Voice: (630) 942-2939

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