Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

Fri
05
Jan

How to respond to an active shooter

Hays County Sheriff Cutler and Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hood began the civilian response training session in the Dripping Springs High School Auditorium.

 

The Hays County Sheriff’s office and Precinct 4 Constable hosted a 2-hour session aimed at teaching civilians how to respond in a shooting event, last Thursday evening. The class, held in the Dripping Springs High School Auditorium, was heavily attended and attracted attendees from surrounding towns such as Driftwood, Wimberley, and Johnson City.

The class called “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events” (CRASE) was taught by Lieutenant David Burns of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Burns is one of the founding members of Advance Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALLERT), and has taught extensively throughout the country on how to respond to active shooter crisis. He is also a twenty-two-year veteran in law enforcement, and a former U.S. Army Paratrooper.

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