2014-03-05 21:07:43 - Classroom violence is a recurring and all too frequent news story.
fear for their students. Students and teachers struggle for a safe learning
School administration and guidance staff, law enforcement and security
professionals, and municipal leaders are encouraged to attend a day-long
training that addresses the causes, visible symptoms and proactive
solutions. Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, a former West Point psychology
professor, Army Ranger and author of two books on the subject, will lead the
seminar, "School Violence - The Bulletproof Mind". Lt. Col. Grossman will
explain the motivation behind the violence, tactics to identify potential
offenders, and common sense precautions that schools and communities can
take to defend against such violence in the future.
is the author of "Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to
Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence". He is a dynamic speaker
who has presented internationally and provides insight into some of the most
disturbing issues our society faces today.
Lt. Col. Grossman will be available for questions following the seminar.
The seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event
will be held at Casa Lucia, a comfortable and convenient function facility
located at 61 Lucia Avenue, Revere, MA 02151.
The program is co-sponsored by the Revere Police Department and Protecting
the Homeland Innovations, LLC, a Braintree, MA-based company that helps
implement anti-terrorism programs for private and public education,
airports, municipal and state police, state and federal agencies, transit
authorities, amusement parks, corporate campuses, hospitals, hotels and
Registration is required. Cost is $115 prior to April 3 and $135 after that
date. Registration can be processed at www.phitraining.com or by calling
"This presentation will literally save lives and mobilize pragmatic programs
to safeguard our schools," noted Todd McGhee, a former MA State Trooper and
a well recognized expert in the field of terrorism and security training,
and founder of and Protecting the Homeland Innovations, LLC. "I consider
this a MUST ATTEND for anyone directly related to the safety and well being
of students and school personnel. Eyes will be opened and strategies will
be clearly outlined."
About Protecting the Homeland Innovations, LLC
The founders of PHI are Master Instructors who are all sworn law enforcement
officers and collectively have over 100 years of law enforcement experience.
The PHI team has taught courses to over 12,000 federal, state, and local
police and security officers from over 250 agencies as well as over 18,000
civilian front line employees.
The company has helped implement anti-terrorism programs for private and
public education, airports, municipal and state police, state and federal
agencies, transit authorities, amusement parks, corporate campuses,
hospitals, hotels and more. PHI assists schools in the development of
"lock-down" and "shelter in place" protocol through vulnerability assessment
and culture study.
PHI is located at 143 Wood Road, Braintree, MA 02184. For more information
about the company, please visit www. phitraining.com or call (866) 534-6186.