According to Chris Grollnek, the nations leading active shooter prevention expert and policy advisor on the subject of domestic mass murder prevention, this training works. Active shooter Training and Active Shooter Prevention is one in the same if done correctly. Far too often, people associate federal agencies and police departments with the solution to active shooters. The issues stem from the perspective of the customer.
Police can and do conduct training, but its all about response. Safe2Safest, LLC is a company founded on prevention and mitigating the time and risk from the time an incident may occur and the time it takes police to arrive. Zero to 17 and everything in between is the time to fill before any first responders arrive according to the FBI from a statistical gathering of response times. Further, if we can put in common sense markers to prevent mass shootings, why wouldn’t a company do it as a benefit to their employees, customers and visitors alike? Instead of observing this concert as a budget drag, one could argue its a prevention tool that is cost effective as a benefit for all and a solution if the unthinkable does occur. We won’t know what we prevent, but why risk the answer?
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Chris Grollnek Active Shooter Expert and Policy Advisor for Domestic Terrorism, the nations number one threat according to the FBI is Active Shooters and blending them with attacks that create multiple victims.
An Ohio gun shop owner refused to sell a gun to a man, despite the potential customer having cleared background checks. Now some are saying that in doing so, shop owner John Downs might have foiled plans for a mass shooting.
James Howard, 25, withdrew from his classes at Ohio University last Monday and allegedly assaulted an assistant hockey coach before driving to Downs’ store. Downs, however, turned him away. “Just the look in his eye… there was something about him. I don’t know. You really can’t explain it. He was going to do something. He was going to do something,” Downs told CBS News.
Howard returned to the gun store later that same day but Downs locked the door and had a customer call 911. The police later found Howard’s car with a gun in the back seat at a Walmart; Howard was in the process of purchasing almost 50 rounds of 20-gauge shot gun shell ammunition.
Hocking County Sherriff Lanny North told CBS he believed Downs’ gut reaction might have saved lives. “We don’t know what he may have prevented,” North said.
Howard, who has a history of mental illness, is being held on $125,000 bond for the possession of a firearm while allegedly being drug dependent or in danger of becoming so, as well as for reportedly purchasing his firearm by making false statements on his background check form.