None of us likes to think we would ever be in a situation where there is an active shooter—but we should all be aware of strategies to survive in such an event.
The TA is sponsoring a presentation: Active Shooter Survival Strategies, given by Special Agent Jin Kim, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York Division.
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Mount Sinai Beth Israel's Podell Hall at 9 Nathan D. Perlman Place (between 15th and 16th Sts., west of First Ave.).
Who needs to attend: Mothers and fathers, young adults and seniors, marrieds and singles—in short, everyone.
This 75-minute presentation provides a current outlook on active shooter attacks in the U.S. and focuses on individual survival techniques and strategies for today’s world.
Topics include historical case review, FBI Active Shooter Report and shooter profile facts, strategic concepts, barricade techniques and alternative methods, and truth and myths about firearms.
Special Agent Kim is a 22-year veteran of the FBI's New York Division and a subject matter expert in active shooter survival. He is the Active Shooter Coordinator on the Crisis Management Team and is assigned to the Fort Dix, NJ, training venue as the Tactical Training Program Manager.
In addition, as part of the FBI's Police Training Program, Special Agent Kim is the Director of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) School, the PSD/Executive Protection Counter Assault Team (CAT) School, and the Observer/Sniper School, respectively.
Special Agent Kim regularly presents at international association conferences and seminars, Fortune 500 companies, schools and universities, hospitals, and to public safety departments.