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Posted on: January 13, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Business Hub/Public Safety workshop addresses active shooters

A one-hour Public Safety workshop sponsored by Cranberry Township’s Business Hub on steps to avoid and, if necessary, respond to the nightmare of an active shooter in their workplace, was attended by representatives of more than 90 local businesses and nonprofit organizations on January 13. Bob Winters, a security advisor with a military background who works with the Pittsburgh District of the Department of Homeland Security, outlined the typical scenario for shooting attacks against unarmed civilians and emphasized that while high-tech security equipment is always helpful, the most important measures to save lives are low-cost and no-cost procedures, particularly including advance planning, practice, and vigilance. A variety of online resources are available to help organizations prepare themselves, starting with For more information, contact Public Safety Director Jeff Schueler at

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