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Upcoming Events

Homeland Security Training: Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals

8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday, March 13-14, 2018
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
607 N. Vandeveer Street, Suite 100
Burnet, Texas 78611

CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division is hosting a 16-hour Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals course in Burnet. The course is designed to educate small and rural community public safety personnel, as well as local officials, regarding security concerns and considerations involved with planning any event. It enables participants to recognize and plan adequate strategies and security measures to prevent or mitigate security incidents which may occur during scheduled events. The course reinforces the importance and magnitude of security planning required to execute a safe and effective event regardless of the size.

Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • guiding principles for event security
  • fundamentals of risk assessment (risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments)
  • key components of event security planning such as MOAs, emergency action plans, resource requirements, communications, etc.
  • role of actionable security intelligence
  • decision-based video scenarios to practice planning for potential incidents, hazards, and exposures
  • event planning exercise

> Register at PreparingTexas.org.
> Learn about the Homeland Security Division.