Tarleton PD offers free Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event course

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STEPHENVILLE (January 5, 2016) — Tarleton State University Police Department will host another Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training course on Friday, Jan. 8, on the Stephenville campus. The training is free and open to the general public.

Led by Tarleton’s patrol Sgt. Clell Murray, the two-hour CRASE training workshop takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 176 of the university’s Business Building.

“This course is ideal for any business owner or employee who would like training on how to deal with an active shooter situation,” said Murray. “The course includes actual video footage and re-enactments of mass shootings. Participants learn how to pre-plan and react to increase chances for survival.”

Tarleton State University Police Department Sgt. Clell Murray will lead another installment of Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training on Jan. 8. The free course is open to the public and will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 176 of the university's Business Building.
Tarleton State University Police Department Sgt. Clell Murray will lead another installment of Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training on Jan. 8. The free course is open to the public and will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 176 of the university’s Business Building.

“As more people understand how to properly deal with an active shooter event, more lives will be saved,” said Murray. “Tarleton is committed to the safety and well-being of its students, faculty and staff, and we work hand-in-hand with Stephenville law enforcement officers to protect our community. With increased knowledge and training, individuals can protect themselves and reduce the dangers that come with an active shooter situation.”

For more information, visit www.tarleton.edu/police, call Murray at 254-968-9452 or email cmurray@tarleton.edu.

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