Incident Management

Managing Controversial Speakers/Events for Public Safety Agencies and Campus Officials — Training and Tabletop Exercises

Provide public safety personnel a basic overview of what is required to plan for and manage a planned controversial speaker/event in their community.

by August Vernon / October 24, 2017

Overview: In light of recent high-profile and controversial speakers across the United States this training is being made available to first responders and campus public safety planners. Provide public safety personnel a basic overview of what is required to plan for and manage a planned controversial speaker/event in their community (campus, city or county). Training will also include a brief multi-agency, tabletop exercise. Each session limited to 25 students and same class will be taught two days in a row.

Attendance: MUST be current members of Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, and Emergency Management OR Campus Law Enforcement/Campus Emergency Managers. Must have agency I.D./credentials to register and attend. 

 

Dates:

Session 1 – Thursday, Nov. 30 – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

OR

Session 2 – Friday, Dec. 1 – 08:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

 

Register: For questions and to register, contact August Vernon vernona@wfu.edu. Each session limited to 25 students and same class will be taught two days in a row. Must have agency I.D./credentials to register and attend. No cost to attend.  

Location: University Police Department, Wake Forest University, Emergency Operations Center (EOC), 26 Carroll Weather Drive, Winston-Salem, N.C. 

Topics:

  • Controversial Speakers/Events Overview             
  • Event Pre-Planning                                          
  • Campus Considerations  
  • Intelligence Sharing & Threat Assessments 
  • Command, Control & Communications  
  • Community/Media Concerns      
  • Multi-Agency, Tabletop Exercise for Planned Event