Press Release:

The Chattahoochee Technical College Police Department will be offering two free Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events training seminars at the North Metro Campus located at 5198 Ross Road in Acworth on July 30, from 10 a.m. to noon or from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The free training sessions are intended to educate civilians on what they should do if faced with an active shooter event. The training is designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of professional guardians, civilian response options, medical issues and drills. For more information, please contact Officer Tim Hilley at