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Augusta University offers public safety trainings

In response to active shooter and assailant events that continue to occur across the country, the Augusta University Police Department and the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPaR) will provide several safety trainings in September and October.

Training objectives include:

  • To review specific data on active shooter events from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security
  • To identify concerning behaviors that should be reported (i.e. pathways to violence)
  • Ways to report concerning behavior
  • Tactics that can be used to help keep you safe during an active shooter/assailant event
  • Describe the police response to an active shooter/assailant event

Trainings are available on the following dates:

  • 9-10 a.m. Sept. 2: University Hall, Room 170, Summerville Campus
  • 1-2 p.m. Sept. 7: Health Sciences Building, Room 1222, Health Sciences Campus
  • 9-10 a.m. Sept. 8: Health Sciences Building, Room 1204, Health Sciences Campus
  • 2-3 p.m. Sept. 14: Coffeehouse of the Jaguar Student Activities Center, Summerville Campus
  • 10-11 a.m., Sept. 27: Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Room 1005, Health Sciences Campus
  • 10-11 a.m., Sept. 29: University Hall, Room 246, Summerville Campus
  • 2-3 p.m., Sept. 30: Allgood Hall, Room E152, Summerville Campus
  • 2-3 p.m., Oct. 5: University Hall, Room 170, Summerville Campus
  • 2-3 p.m., Oct. 14: Annex I, Room 1151, Health Sciences Campus
  • 10-11 a.m., Oct. 17: University Hall, Room 246, Summerville Campus
  • 10-11 a.m., Oct. 21: Hamilton Wing, Room 1101, Health Sciences Campus

For more information, contact the AU Police Department or CEPaR.

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