Active Shooter Prevention & Response

Are you prepared for an active shooter event at your bank? Do you and your fellow employees know what to do if it happens? Don't leave these questions to chance. Attend this webinar to find out what you need to know to prevent and survive an act of violence.

Recorded Tuesday,
March 28th, 2023
Presented by Carol Dodgen
1h 30m total length
$279.00 or 1 Token

Includes: 30 Days OnDemand Playback, Presenter Materials and Handouts

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  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management/Legal
  • Sales
  • Teller
  • Branch Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Facilities Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Risk Manager
  • Security Officer
  • Senior Management
  • Teller
  • Trainer

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Unfortunately, it’s not a question of “if,” it’s a question of when and where the next active shooter event will occur. According to the FBI, these incidents have been on an upward trend since 2016. In 2020, we saw a 33% increase from the year before and a 100% increase from 2016. What is your degree of readiness? In this fast-moving session, we will cover the history of these events, current statistics, pre-event planning, and best practices. We will also delve into the active shooter’s mindset, identify commonalities among cases, and reveal how what you observe and report before an incident can often prevent events altogether. Preparation, planning, and training are crucial in prevention and survival. Learn what you must do to protect yourself and your workplace.

What You'll Learn

  • Current statistics and trends
  • Examination of recent cases
  • The high cost of complacency
  • Profiles of killers
  • Best practices for prevention and response
  • Is your workplace at risk?
  • Learning to trust instincts
  • Where threats come from
  • Workplace violence continuum
  • Creating a plan
  • Developing situational awareness
  • How to survive
  • Aftermath

Who Should Attend

All branch personnel.

Carol Dodgen

Instructor Bio

Carol Dodgen is the owner of Dodgen Security Consulting. Since 1998, her company has been providing services for businesses, financial institutions, and government entities to include training, ATM lighting inspections, and security assessments. Before forming her company, Carol served as the security training officer for Compass Bank. She earned her Master's Degree in Criminal Justice and spent several years as an adjunct criminal justice instructor. Carol is a nationally recognized speaker who has provided training for over 100,000 corporate, manufacturing, utility, law enforcement, and security personnel over the past 26 years. Carol earned her CPD (Crime Prevention Designation) and provides instruction on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Workplace Violence Prevention and Response, Robbery Prevention and Response, and Personal Safety. Carol has recently produced several video and e-learning training programs.

In 2009, Carol was appointed by the governor to serve on the newly formed Alabama Security Regulatory Board and served for 6 years as vice-chair of this board which regulates the security guard industry in the state.