Recent mass shootings in public venues have led to significant efforts to determine how they could have been prevented. In these studies, prevention has generally focused on the early identification of individuals with a propensity to commit violence and on how police and building occupants should respond once shooting has begun. By examining an actual incident in which the suspect was stopped seconds before he became an active shooter, participants learn how the effective use of basic security elements can be the key to preventing catastrophe
- How basic security program elements can prevent an active shooter.
- How traditional active shooter prevention strategies can fall short.
- Learn how one organization responded to a near miss
About Drew Neckar
Drew Neckar, CPP, CHPA is the Director of Security Services responsible for managing the security of Mayo Clinic Health System’s operations in northwestern Wisconsin; he also serves as President and principal consultant for his own company Security Advisors Consulting Group. Mr. Neckar has nineteen years’ experience in the security industry, the last eleven of which have been in healthcare. He has published articles and presented on a number of security related topics including response to workplace violence, workplace bullying, and active shooter scenarios. He holds certification as a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator from the International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety, and serves as Vice Chairperson of that organization’s Upper Midwest Chapter, he also holds the Certified Protection Professional certification from ASIS International, and serves as a subject matter expert on that organization’s Healthcare Security Council.