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Friday, May 10, 2019

You're invited to attend


InfraGard San Diego’s Active Shooter and Workplace Violence Prevention Summit is a first-of-its kind event that aims to inform, educate and prepare security stakeholders on two of the most critical threats in modern society. Comprehensive in scope, the Summit will leverage preeminent subject matter experts from law enforcement and private industry to provide a wide variety of perspectives, considerations and takeaways. The event is organized into three distinct blocks - prevention, response and the aftermath - to take attendees through the complete lifecycle of understanding active shooters and workplace violence.


Meet and Greet: Join us during the registration period from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. for a unique meet and greet, featuring special units, demos and vehicle exhibits from FBI San Diego and the San Diego Police Dept., and also visit with organizations that will have resources on display.

Opening Remarks
Special Agent in Charge Suzanne Turner | FBI San Diego
Chief of Police David Nisleit | San Diego Police Department
Stew Roberts, Vice President of Global Security | Qualcomm
Parker Scott, Private Sector Coordinator | FBI San Diego
Sandy Moul, President | InfraGard San DiegoThe Active Shooter Threat: Then and Now
Joseph Ramos, Chief of Police | San Diego Community College District
Captain and SWAT Commander | San Diego Police Department (ret.)

A brief history and evolution of active shooters, highlighting significant events (including those with San Diego ties), current trends, escalation of tactics and active shooter characteristics. Compare and contrast tactics utilized in the San Ysidro McDonald’s massacre and the Las Vegas mass shooting.

First-Person Perspective: Inside the San Ysidro McDonald’s Massacre
Retired Lieutenent Ray Shay | San Diego Police Dept

A compelling first-person perspective from an officer who responded to the San Ysidro McDonald’s massacre on July 18, 1984, one of San Diego’s most high-profile shootings.

Inside the 2017 Las Vegas Mass Shooting: An Officer’s Firsthand Account
Officer Tom McGrath | San Diego Police Dept.

Officer McGrath was one of several SDPD officers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Resort. Officer McGrath was instrumental in assisting numerous victims and has been credited with saving a man’s life. He will discuss the actions that he and his fellow officers took during the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Warning Behaviors and Threat Assessment of the Targeted Attacker
Dr. Reid Meloy, Forensic Psychologist
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry | University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Faculty Member | San Diego Psychoanalytic Center

Dr. Meloy and his group have developed and researched the usefulness of eight patterns of proximal warning behaviors that precede an act of targeted violence. These warning behaviors are apparent across a range of targeted attackers, both terrorists and non-ideologically driven subjects. The warning behaviors will be taught and each illustrated by contemporary cases of such attacks against both people and property.

Social Media Exploitation
SOS Emily Ta | FBI San Diego

Learn how to effectively monitor social media for threats with helpful tips, best practices and case studies.

Workplace Violence Prevention
Jeff McKinney, Senior Manager, Global Security | Qualcomm

All organizations should strive to prevent workplace violence through a robust and ongoing training, reporting and threat assessment/mitigation/management program. Learn about the workplace violence spectrum and pathway to targeted violence, prevention resources/trategies, intervention opportunities/methods, and training/reporting.

Run, Hide, Fight
SSA Brady Finta | FBI San Diego
Jeff McKinney, Senior Manager, Global Security | Qualcomm

This two-part presentation will overview the Run, Hide, Fight methodology that is recommended when an active shooter is in the vicinity, accompanied by video demonstrations and live commentary.

What to Expect: The Police Response
Sergeant Josh DaFoe, Mass Threat Unit | San Diego Police Department

This presentation will overview the police response to an active shooter event and steps that organizations can take prior to an incident to cooperate and work with law enforcement.

Stop the Bleed
Brad Woods, SWAT Team Leader | FBI San Diego

This segment will introduce the audience to the Stop the Bleed methodology and include an on-stage demonstration.

The First 24 Hours: Considerations Immediately Following an Active Shooter
Lamine Secka, Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness | San Diego State University

The actions taken in the first 24 hours after an active shooter or significant incident will make a huge difference in the recovery of your people and organization. Learn about the top considerations following an active shooter event.

Legal Considerations for Businesses
Mhairi Marsh, Attorney | Qualcomm

This presentation will overview legal considerations for organizations that are victimized by an active shooter event, including duty of care, liability and litigation.

Government and Community Resources

The following organizations will provide a brief overview of the resources they offer relevant to active shooter and workplace violence prevention.

Matt Miller, Private Sector Program Manager | San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center
Marla Kingkade | Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)
Yvette Lopez-Cooper, Executive Director | Family Justice Center
Jodi Jacobs, Account Manager, Behavioral Health and Employee Assistance Program Services | Anthem



Wednesday, May 15, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PMLOCATION
Qualcomm - Irwin M Jacobs Hall
5775 Morehouse Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121COST

$15 for InfraGard members and current law enforcement, fire and military; $25 for non-members ** Ticket price covers the cost of lunch, which is included. **REGISTER HERE


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Education & Job Opportunities

TRAINING, PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES:May 16-17, 2019: Information Systems Security Association, Los Angeles, CAJune 3-6, 2019:  FEMA 21st Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium, Emergency Management Institute National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, MD


July 10, 2019:  ACP-OC:  MEETING TOPIC TBD

DJR 2019  September 29 - October 2nd: Phoenix AZ


JOB OPPORTUNITIESHealth & Safety Sr. Advisor, Edison Safety
South California EdisonWatch Office Manager, Business Resiliency
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