An active shooter training event is set for today to education the St. Petersburg community. The St. Petersburg Police and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue are partnering to help prepare citizens for the scenario which “you hope to never find yourself in.”

St. Pete Police and Fire will host the seminar Thursday evening at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg. The program was developed by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center at Texas State University.

Citizens will be taught the avoid, deny, defend strategy.

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The event is free to attend, but you are asked to RSVP as seating is limited.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the seminar runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Complete information: July 28 – Active Shooter Community Training 

The Coliseum
535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL
6:30 to 8:30 pm
What do you do when an active shooter threatens? The city of St. Petersburg Police and Fire departments want you to know.
The public is invited to a free Active Shooter Training workshop offered by the city of St. Petersburg on Thursday, July 28, 2016, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL.
Due to violent content, parental guidance is suggested for those under 18.
For more information, contact Officer Rodney Tower at 727-892-5008, police.stpete.org or visit us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/StPetePD/.