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Active Shooter: Know How to Respond

Learn how you can survive on campus when an active shooter is thinking about destruction

This presentation will teach listeners how to prepare and respond in an active shooter situation. With myriad response techniques available, our presenter will focus on Run, Hide, Fight. You will learn about the best techniques when an incident involves an armed, active shooter.

How will you respond under these circumstances? Take advantage of learning from a professional. It is best to be trained and prepared. From this webinar, you'll gain an understanding of what to do, and when to do it.

As school gets underway, and campuses open again in 2021, our presenters will help you understand how to survive an active shooter event on your campus. Key ingredients include planning and knowing when to take the necessary steps to survive.

Watch this on-demand Salient-sponsored webinar today!

Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Time: 11am PT / 1pm CT / 2pm ET


Chief Robert Warfel, Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police
Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Chief Warfel has been at Xavier since March 2019. Prior to serving as Xavier's Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police, he was an agent with the FBI for 22 years developing experience in case management, program management and security operations including national and regional programs of diverse FBI security initiatives in both international and domestic environments. Chief Warfel's experience and specialized knowledge developed expertise in Crisis Management, Media and Public Relations, Critical Incident Response, Continuity of Operations Planning, and large scale special event security operations, including team and human resource management. Chief Warfel received his BA from Butler University and his JD from Ohio Northern College of Law and practiced law in Ohio before entering the FBI in 1997.

Dr. Cheryl Jonson, Associate Professor
Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Cheryl Lero Jonson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Xavier University. Her current research interests focus on the impact of prison on recidivism, the use of meta-analysis to organize criminological knowledge, public opinion surrounding gun control and mass shootings, and civilian responses to active shooters. She has published over 35 articles and chapters as well as Correctional Theory: Context and Consequences, The American Prison: Imagining a Different Future, and The Origins of American Criminology. In addition, she has trained over 2,500 people in active shooter responses in school and workplace settings.