Civilian Response To Active Shooter Event

Wednesday, July 25 10-11:30 a.m. Lincoln Electric Welding & Technology Center 22800 St. Clair Avenue, Euclid 

Active shooter incidents are on the rise and statistic show business communities, not just schools, are at risk. This presentation can be helpful to business owners, human resource managers, supervisors, security personnel, employees or anyone interested in learning more about active shooter situations.  Information presented may be useful when developing active shooter/threat policies and procedures for the workplace. Resources will be provided.

What is CRASE?

CRASE or Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events covers what individuals should do to protect themselves and reduce the dangers faced during an active threat.  Disaster response psychology and human stress response will be covered along with the survival strategy of Avoid, Deny, and Defend.

The Presenters

  • Kate McLaughlin, Community Policing Specialist for the Euclid Police Department, has been certified in CRASE through ALERRT (Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training).  Kate is a certified crime prevention specialist through the Ohio Crime Prevention Association and an intelligence liaison officer for Ohio Homeland Security.
  • Ed Bonchak, Community Policing Education Specialist for the Euclid Police Department, is a retired law enforcement officer with over 40 years of experience and a certified crime prevention specialist through the Ohio Crime Prevention Association. Ed’s experience includes corrections, drug education, gang awareness, and personal safety.
  • Questions about the CRASE presentation may be directed to Euclid Police at 216-289-8449. 

In the last two years there have been fifty   active shooter incidents in the United States.                Four occurred in Ohio.      Seventeen occurred in a business environment, four in health care, and three in government.

This event is FREE and OPEN to all Euclid Businesses.  Please make your reservation by emailing:

Kate McLaughlin


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