In the wake of the mass shootings in places like Aurora, Colo., and San Bernadino, Calif., a growing number of businesses are hiring security experts to train employees on how to respond to a workplace attack.
Such shootings often occur in businesses. A 2014 FBI study outlined 160 active shooter incidents across the country between 2000 and 2013, and 46 percent of them occurred at a business.
John Davis, Centerville Police Community Relations Officer, said his office has received an increased number of requests for training presentations developed by the Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association.
“We want people to understand that this can happen where they work,” said Davis. “This can happen where they live.”
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