Training offered this week on responding to work place violence

The University will offer a class titled “Active Shooter Response (Run, Hide, Fight)” on Dec. 8 to students, faculty and staff.  The class is intended to instruct people on how to respond to an active shooter incident or other types of work place violence.  The class stresses awareness, preparation and rehearsal, which are considered by experts to be key to safety in such situations.

The class will take place from 1-2:15 p.m. in Reynolda Hall, Room 301.

It will be taught by Wake Forest Emergency Manager August Vernon ( and University Police Sgt. Lesia Finney (

Registration is encouraged.  To register, visit the Professional Development Center website.