Lakeshore Technical College to offer violence seminar

July 2, 2013

From htrnews.com: “Lakeshore Technical College to offer violence seminar” — CLEVELAND — Incidents of school or workplace violence can happen at random, but there are ways the public can prepare. Lakeshore Technical College will offer a seminar on July 25 intended to help the public respond effectively. It will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Public Safety building on the Cleveland campus, 1290 North Ave.

The seminar will address school and workplace violence, with a major emphasis on the active shooter. It’s designed for everyone, especially parents and those in the business and school community. Participants will learn how to respond to threats, what to expect from law enforcement’s response, what to teach their children about the immediate actions to take when confronted by an active shooter, and what plans businesses and citizens should have in place in case an incident occurs.

The instructor, Jason Wilterdink, has 15 years of experience as a law enforcement officer. He currently is a full-time instructor at LTC, a master instructor in use of force, and certified by several organizations as a firearms instructor. He has served as an instructor and expert witness in self-defense, training, safety, security, health, wellness and fitness.

Wilterdink also participated in an international police mission for the United Nations where he served in Liberia, West Africa, as the team leader for the crowd control team and lead instructor for physical security, operational security, and civil unrest in accordance with U.N. Security Council resolution 1509.

The cost of the seminar is $89, and the class number is 41906. To register by phone with a credit card, call (888) 468-6582, ext. 1366. For more information, visithttp://www.gotoltc.edu/seminars/activeShooters.php or contact Ruth at (920) 693-1167 or ruth.semph@gotoltc.edu.

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