Texas Instruments and the National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Infrastructure Protection within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are hosting a one-day Security Workshop in South Portland to enhance awareness of, and response to, an active shooter event.

The purpose of the workshop is to: educate participants on the history of active shooter events; describe common behavior, conditions, and situations associated with active shooters; and fostering communication between infrastructure owners and operators and local emergency response teams this includes discussion of interoperability, communications protocols, and best practices for planning, preparedness, and response.

This is not a tactical training course

The workshop will be held Friday, Sept. 7, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Texas Instruments (formerly National Semiconductor), 52 Jetport Plaza Road, South Portland.

Registration for the workshop is free. Recommended to participate are: corporate and facility security professionals from the private and public sectors, supervisory first responders, and Homeland Security representatives.

For more information and to register, go to govevents.com.

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