FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2016
Atlanta Police Public Affairs
Atlanta Police Department Public Affairs
226 Peachtree Street SW Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Atlanta Police Presents Active Shooter Presentation Series
Citizens are invited to hear vital information
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Police Department in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services will present an Active Shooter Presentation on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The event will take place at the Adamsville Recreation Center, located at 3201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in NW Atlanta, GA 30311 from 6:00 pm ‐ 8:00 pm.
After the success of the first active shooter presentation, Atlanta Police are eager to provide citizens with more opportunities to participate in the informative presentations. Attendees will learn strategies and plans for surviving an active shooter event. The presentation will address the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) in 2004. Topics will also include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of law enforcement and civilian response options. The program will conclude with a questions and answers session.
This is the second in a series of presentations that will take place across various parts of the City of Atlanta. Free parking will be available. To RSVP, send an email to: Atlantacops@atlantaga.gov by February 8 (or two days before the session you would like to attend below).
Additional presentations will be held on the following days:
February 24 Bessie Branham Recreation Center, 2051 Delano Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
March 9 Ben Hill Recreation Center, 2405 Fairburn Road SW Atlanta, GA 30331
March 16 Peachtree Hills Recreation Center, 308 Peachtree Hills Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
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