Crase Class - Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
Daosetta. Texas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Texas homeowner shoots five, kills three during home invasion
ߦ   UPDATE: Cedar Park Police Investigate Shooting
ߦ   VIDEO: Pastors claim to help deputy arrest violent suspect
ߦ   Why First Responders Need to Start Working Together
ߦ   Austin-area county sheriff tries to trick speeders with lifelike signs
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff - Daily Activity Summary
ߦ   Constable Hires 4 New Patrol Deputies
ߦ   Dave Ward Media Excellence Award
ߦ   Defense lawyer links killing of San Antonio woman left burning on road to Aryan Brotherhood
ߦ   Galveston College Whitecaps softball to host Island Invitational tournament
ߦ   In Custody Death Investigation
ߦ   Investigation into Assault at 9351 North Freeway
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity Summary
ߦ   Police Apprehend Texas First Bank Robbery Suspects Minutes After Crime
ߦ   San Antonio police officer suspended after intervening in nephew's DWI arrest, records show
ߦ   San Antonio-area mother, teen daughter died of single gunshot wounds to head
ߦ   Shots Fired At Katy Area Mosque Sparks Manhunt For Gunman
ߦ   Five Jailed In La Marque Search Warrant Bust
ߦ   Houston police chief writes 140 mph speeding ticket to driver of Dodge Viper
ߦ   Investigation leads to arrest of suspect for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
ߦ   Louisiana Pair Jail After Police Chase
ߦ   On anniversary of Air Force vet’s disappearance, his family begs for help
ߦ   Police Jail La Marque Travel Inn Guest
ߦ   Sheriff Investigates Home Invasion Robbery/Shooting
ߦ   South Texas dog who had 3 legs mutilated on road to recovery; authorities look for answers

 
Search Archives:

Approximately 50 people gathered at the Hull-Daisetta ISD Auditorium, on March 2nd, as Officer Linda Longoria, of the Daisetta Police Department and full-time Deputy with Liberty County Sheriff's Office presented a class entitled Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events.

 

Longoria has served as a telecommunications operator (dispatch), for both Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the City of Liberty Police Department but, more recently, serves as training coordinator, peace officer, and instructor.  Longoria has served in several different areas of law enforcement over the past seven years.

 

The CRASE class is designed to challenge civilians to think outside of the box when confronted with something as frightening and stressful as being caught in an active shooter situation.  While the media focuses mostly on school shootings, it's important to know that an active shooter can appear virtually anywhere and at any time - not only in a school.  Deputy Longoria focused on actions that civilians could take to improve their chances to survive and to help save the lives of others as well.

 

Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader has made this training available to all civic organizations, church groups, schools, and workplaces of all types and the class may be scheduled simply by contacting the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

 

"I believe the sheriff is doing a really great thing by making this training available to the general public," said Daisetta Police Chief Mike Parrish.  "The sad truth is that active shooter situations have become far too frequent and, with an average of 3 minutes before law enforcement arrives, this training provides civilians with the tools to begin protecting themselves while they wait for police to get on the scene."

 

"On behalf of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Daisetta Police Department, I'd like to take a moment to thank Hull-Daisetta ISD for providing a venue from which the class could be taught and also express our gratitude to those who attended the class.  I believe that the thing a person takes away with them, after receiving this training, is a greater understanding of how so many have been lost during an active shooter event and how so many may have survived if they'd only been trained to do a few simple things."

 

The CRASE class will be offered indefinitely by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.  If you'd like to schedule a class, please contact the sheriff's office at 936-336-4500.

 

CHIEF MICHAEL C. "MIKE" PARRISH

Daisetta Police Department

410 B Main Street / PO Box 549

Daisetta, Texas 77533

Phone: (936) 536-6120

FAX: (936) 536-6031

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2019 The Police News. All rights reserved.