Upcoming Public Trainings:

June 2, 2020 – Click to Register

Course Overview

On-going, nationwide critical events and most recently locally in Middleton, WI, serve as a reminder for all citizens to be aware of their environment.
With these events in mind, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office continues to take a proactive approach to active shooter/workplace violence. As of September 2018 over 12,000 people have participated in this Active Shooter Preparedness presentation.

It can happen here

  • The average Active Shooter event lasts 4 – 8 minutes.
  • Over 70% of Active Shooter incidents are over in 5 minutes or less.
  • National average for Law Enforcement response is 5 – 6 minutes.
  • Learning about these incidents and how to prepare can help save your life and the lives of others
  • Be Prepared
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Positioning in the room
  • Have an exit plan
  • Keep distance between you and the source
  • Create Barriers
  • Defend yourself
  • Delay/Disrupt
  • Learn how to recognize signs of violent behavior
  • Learn Protective and preventative safety measures

If you See Something – Say Something

Always be observant
Be aware of vehicles which are out of place
Report someone who may be testing Security or “scoping” a place out
Take threats seriously (verbal, written, phoned)


Free to WSC/WMC members only.  (2 representatives per company please as seats are limited).

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Attend this course and earn .2 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.

More Information

To schedule any private courses at your facility, please contact WSC at 608.258.3400 or wsc@wisafetycouncil.org for pricing and availability.

Upcoming Public Trainings:

June 2, 2020 – Click to Register

2020 Training Calendar

Wisconsin Safety Council