Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones in conjunction with the Sheriff’s Association of Texas is sponsoring a free, unique training opportunity at the Mount Vernon ISD Auditorium Saturday, November 17, 2018. A four hour training course entitled, “A Public Shooter in the Making” will be taught by retired Texas Department of Public Safety Inspector Marx Howell and Texas DPS Victim and Employee Support Services Counselor Bunny Terrell, LMSW.
Topics for the course include: understanding, recognizing, and identifying behavioral indicators, or “red flags”A to identify potential threats by an angry individual; Internal and external triggers for violence; and Recognition of Potentially Violent or Dangerous situations that law enforcement, schools, and religious institutions.
The event is open to the general public and if free. Texas Peace Officers will receive four (4) hours of TCOLE training and teachers will receive four (4) hours of CPE credit for attending. Teachers can register for CPE credit through the Region8 website.
Sheriff Jones asks that no school aged children attend due to some of the material covered.