DLA News Archive

Tag: active shooter training

Dec. 19, 2022

Active shooter training on DSCR geared towards preventing gun violence in the workplace

Active shooter events, which the FBI defines as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area, are on the rise in the United States.

Aug. 7, 2019

Active shooter awareness training held at DSCR

Note: This training was held a few days before active shooter situations in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, left 31 people dead and more than 50 injured in less than 24 hours. Nine people killed when a gunman opened fire inside a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Twenty students and six staff members killed after a 20-year old man shot them inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. A night of partying at Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida, turned tragic on June 12, 2016 when a man walked in and opened fire, killing 49 and injuring close to 60 more.

July 19, 2018

DDSP’s Active Shooter Exercise tests installation fire department and police force, and community county crisis response teams

As soon as you step into the empty section of Building 54 on the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania installation, an eerie calm awaits you. This part of the building hasn’t been used since the occupants moved out in early May. There are empty offices and cubicles, and some of the left-behind furniture and equipment is in disarray – haphazardly laying here and there. The air inside is stagnant, very warm, and very humid.

June 30, 2017

Partners in Protection: Active Shooter Awareness and Response Training held on DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services Office held Active Shooter Awareness and Response Training at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 23 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

June 22, 2017

Partners in Protection: The Sound of Security

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, leadership, which includes those from multiple Defense Logistics Agency organizations and other joint military and civilian Department of Defense Agencies, relies on competent intelligence analysts like Donald Bartlett to gather information from classified and unclassified reporting networks and to assess threats to the center.