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Lessons Learned–Sandy Hook Elementary School with Maureen Will

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2800 W Bethel Ave

2800 West Bethel Avenue

Muncie, IN 47304

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An overview of the events of December 14th, 2012 in Newtown, CT at the Sandy Hook Elementary School from the Communications standpoint.

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This presentation will provide an overview of the events of December 14th, 2012 in Newtown, CT at the Sandy Hook Elementary School from the Communications standpoint. Elements of the presentation include but are not limited to basic information on Newtown– initial 9-1-1 calls – the response by Police / Fire and EMS – media – communications – Information Technology (IT) – the aftermath, and most importantly lessons learned.

By the end of this presentation, students will be able to:

• Plan for an active assailant situation

• Prepare and train staff for an active assailant situation

• Understand and plan for response considerations in an active assailant situation

• Be able to integrate NIMS and ICS in response

• Manage media/well wishers• Understand and plan for management of gifts and donations

• Understand and plan for behavioral health considerations

• Prepare and plan debriefings and make protocol changes following an event.

Students will learn from experiences garnered from the events of 12/14 –Sandy Hook Elementary School, what worked – what didn’t – what to expect.

Maureen Will is the Director of Communications for the Newtown Emergency Communications Center in Newtown CT. She retired after 30 years from the Brookfield Police Department where she served as the Captain in charge of Communications and Training. Ms. Will is the Chairman of the Managers of Communications Centers Association (MECCA), a member of both APCO (Atlantic Chapter Past President) and NENA.

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A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate at:

Hampton Inn & Suites, 4220 W Bethel Ave., Muncie, IN 47304, 765-288-8500

Click here to book at the discounted rate on their website. (This block of rooms will be available until December 4, 2019.)

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There will not be a meal served at this training, however, coffee and snacks will be provided on breaks. You are also welcome to bring your own food and beverages into the training room.

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