DTF Conference 2021- What Can We Learn from 20 Years of Active Shooter Incidents

In May of 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released Active Shooter Incidents: a 20-Year Review providing a compilation of active shooter incidents from 2000-2019. This session will focus on what we can learn from the FBI Active Shooter series of studies and information. What are the implications of this information for our houses of worship and faith-based organizations? How can we respond to reduce the loss of life?

Presented by Christopher Taylor

Chris has over twenty years’ experience working in the criminal justice system and campus security. Most recently, he founded and is leading the security team at Christ Community Church in Tucson, AZ where he se

rves on the pastoral staff. He currently serves as the chairman of the Southern Arizona Community Organizations Active in Disaster. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Rangers and the Arizona Crime Prevention Association. He holds a BS in Criminal Justice Administration, an MA in Curriculum & Instruction, a M.Ed. in Special Education, and a Master of Divinity in Church Ministries. He is recognized as an International Crime Prevention Specialist, Certified CARVER Assessment Professional, and holds instructor certifications from several professional training organizations. He has taught workplace violence and active violent intruder prevention and response since 1996. He led the development and serves as the lead instructor for the I LIVED: Violent Intruder Response Program for Churches and Schools. He is an Integrated Community Solutions to Active Violence Events (ICSAVE) contributing member.

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