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SPIRIT: Be Prepared: Recommendations for Active Shooter Incidents (RASI)

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August 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Be Prepared: Recommendations for Active Shooter Incidents (RASI)

The presentation focuses on

  • Common active shooter statistics
  • Best practices regarding organization / civilian occupant security
  • Civilian response options of avoid, barricade, confront

Presented by:  Sgt. John Schoppmann, NYPD SHIELD “Countering Terrorism through Information-Sharing” Counterterrorism Division – New York City Police Department

Sgt. John Schoppmann is a 20-year veteran of the NYPD with prior experience in fire service, emergency medical services, and mental health/ peer support. He has been a supervisor since 2007 and assigned to the NYPD Counterterrorism Division since 2010. His first decade in the Division was within the training section, supervising and presenting a myriad of terrorism-related topics. He currently serves as a supervisor in NYPD Shield, a public-private sector partnership (P3), which collaborates with various heads of security around NYC and with law enforcement entities around the globe. His greatest accomplishments are his beautiful children, Jason who is 8, and Francesca, who is 6 years old.

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PLEASE NOTE:  This SPIRIT session will not be recorded or archived as per NYPD policy.  It is available only with live participation. All registrants will receive the brochure, Active Shooter Civilian Response Options, following the program instead of the recording.


We have created a new SPIRIT website with archives and upcoming programs! Now you can watch all of the SPIRIT presentations geared toward retirees- on subjects such as history to exercise to mental health, all in one place! 

CLICK HERE to enjoy past programs on-demand at your convenience!

The information provided by the OU SPIRIT program is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as advice on any legal/medical/nutritional/mental health/ financial/halachic or other subject matter.  You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of the information you learn during a SPIRIT program without seeking legal/medical/nutritional/mental health/financial/Rabbinic or other appropriate professional advice.

Partnering Synagogues:
Anshei Chesed Congregation, Boynton Beach (FL)
Anshei Emuna Congregation, Delray Beach (FL)
Beth David Synagogue, West Hartford (CT)
Bialystoker Synagogue, New York (NY)
B’nai Israel-Ohev Zedek, Philadelphia (PA)
Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford (CT)
Congregation Ahavas Sholom, Columbus (OH)
Congregation Aitz Chaim, West Palm Beach (FL)
Congregation Anshe Sfard, New Orleans (LA)
Congregation Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah, Glendale (WI)
Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, Wynnewood (PA)
Congregation Beth Aaron, Teaneck (NJ)
Congregation Beth Ora, Montreal (QUE)
Congregation Beth Sholom, Providence (RI)
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck (NJ)
Congregation Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills (NY)
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York (NY)
Congregation Ohav Zedek, Wilkes-Barre (PA)
Congregation Tiferet Israel, Austin (TX)
Congregation Torah Ohr, Boca Raton (FL)
Congregation Zvi Jacob, Utica (NY)
Darchei Noam, Minneapolis (MN)
East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (EDOS), Denver (CO)
Fleetwood Synagogue, Fleetwood (NY)
Jewish Center of Atlantic Beach (NY)
Kehillat New Hempstead (NY)
Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto (ONT)
Keneseth Beth Israel, Richmond (VA)
Ner Tamid Greenspring Valley Synagogue, Baltimore (MD)
Suburban Orthodox Congregation Toras Chaim, Baltimore (MD)
Suburban Torah, Livingston (NJ)
United Orthodox Synagogues, Houston (TX)
Young Israel of Bal Harbour, Surfside (FL)
Young Israel of Brookline (MA)
Young Israel of Deerfield Beach (FL)
Young Israel of East Brunswick (NJ)
Young Israel of Elkins Park (PA)
Young Israel of Fort Lee (NJ)
Young Israel of Hillcrest (NY)
Young Israel of Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale (FL)
Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (NY)
Young Israel of New Hyde Park (NY)
Young Israel of Plainview (NY)
Young Israel of Queens Valley (NY)
Young Israel of Southfield (MI)
Young Israel of Stamford (CT)
Young Israel of West Hartford (CT)
Young Israel of West Hempstead (NY)

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August 23, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm