School and workplace violence training hosted by Brewer Police Department

The Brewer Police Department in conjunction with the Penobscot Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is hosting the following two day training from the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA):

“SCHOOL and WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: PREPARATION and RESPONSE”

The training provides a venue for law enforcement to train, plan, and participate alongside of fire, EMS, dispatchers, government officials, school professionals, and business professionals. This course is nationally recognized and past attendees have given it outstanding reviews.

This course is being taught by the National Tactical Officers Association’s (NTOA) subject matter expert, Don Alwes. Don Alwes is a police officer and trainer with more than 36 years of law enforcement experience. He is the current chair of the National Tactical Officers Association Patrol Section, providing instruction in active shooter response and school and workplace violence. Don also serves as an adjunct instructor for the NRA’s Law Enforcement Division and Kentucky’s Department of Criminal Justice Training. Don has also taught courses for the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors. Topics of instruction have included active shooter response, rapid deployment, terrorism, homeland security, school and workplace violence, and vulnerability assessment. Don is a member of the NTOA, the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, the Police Marksman Association and the International Association for Counter-terrorism and Security Professionals.

Course Information:

NTOA’s “SCHOOL and WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: PREPARATION and RESPONSE”
AUGUST 28-29, 2017 8AM to 5PM
JEFF’S CATERING & EVENT CENTER – 15 Littlefield Way, Brewer, ME 04412
COST: $110 per attendee: includes drinks and snacks and lunch

For more information download (PDF): Training Announcement and Registration Form for 2017 School and Workplace Violence