CT State Police confirmed for a Sandyhook presentation: SCHOOL SHOOTING INSIGHT & RESPONSE: LESSONS LEARNED
A SPECIAL EVENING PRESENTATION WEDNESDAY, JULY 17th from 5 – to 7PM
D.A.R.E. America invites 2013 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference participants to a special presentation, conducted as a timely response to the issue of mass shootings in a school setting. The presenters, on-site first responders, will share their insights and perspective of the events as they occurred. There have been dozens of tragic shooting incidents involving multiple victims at K-12 schools. These horrific crimes have been a world wide experience, occurring not only in the U.S., but across the globe.
Sandy Hook Elementary School – Newtown, Connecticut
On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza, forcibly entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and fatally shot twenty school children and six staff members. This was the most deadly school shooting to have occurred in the U.S. An in-depth discussion of the incident and its related media attention will be presented by Lieutenant Paul Vance, Connecticut State Police Public Information Officer.
Chardon High School – Chardon, Ohio
On the early morning of February 27, 2012, a male student armed with a handgun walked into the Chardon High School cafeteria and began shooting. Ten rounds later, three male students were killed and three others wounded with one of being paralyzed. The initial response and the tragedy’s aftermath will be presented by the police officials on the scene that day including Chardon Chief of Police Timothy McKenna.
Tasso da Silveira Municipal School – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In April, 2011, gunman Wellington Menezes de Oliviera, carrying two revolvers and large amount of ammunition, walked into a school and shot 24 students, killing ten girls and two boys. After killing the students the gunman shot himself leaving a note asking for forgiveness.