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    • 10 Oct 2017
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Work Services Corporation, 1343 Hatton Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76302


     Work Services Corporation

    1343 Hatton Road

    Wichita Falls, TX 76302 

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    The October 2017 meeting of the Wichita Falls HR Management Association (WFHRMA)
    will be:
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 
    11:45 AM to 1:00 PM


     Work Services Corporation

    1343 Hatton Road

    Wichita Falls, TX 76302


    As always, lunch will be provided.  
    The cost is $10 for members and FREE for first time guests! Guests joining us after their first visit will be charged $15 for lunch.
    Guest Speaker: Patrick Coggins, MS, BAAS, LLC
    Topic:   Active Shooter Awareness
    Program Outline:       
    • The Problem
    • Definitions
          o Active-shooter (U.S. Gov’t definition)
    • Overview of Comprehensive FBI study of Active Shooter Incidents between 2000 and 2015
          o Methodology
    • Casualties
    • Gender
    • Trends – Incidents annually
    • Trends – Casualties annually
    • Venues
         o Commerce
         o Education
         o Government (facilities)
         o All other
    • Event durations
    • Resolutions
    • Update to original report to include statistics for 2014 and 2015
    • Reaction – “Run, Hide, Fight” video 
    • Run – discussion/examples
    • Hide – discussion/examples
    • Fight – discussion/examples
    • Lock-Down versus Shelter-in-Place
         o Compare and contrast
    • Law Enforcement Response
    • Review        


     Speaker Bio:        

    Chief Patrick Coggins began his law enforcement career at an early age, enlisting in the U.S. Air Force and training as a law enforcement specialist in 1986.  Upon receiving an honorable discharge in 1989, Chief Coggins set out on his law enforcement career in the civilian sector, holding positions as police officer and Chief for the city of Winters, Texas, police department and patrol officer, corporal, patrol sergeant and detective sergeant for the City of Snyder.  In 2003, Chief Coggins was selected for the employment with West Texas A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System.  During his tenure with A&M, he held a variety of positions, including investigator, Director of Police Operations and Director of Support Services, rising to the rank of Lieutenant, before being selected to lead the Department of Public Safety as Chief of Police at Texas A&M University - Central Texas in Killeen.  In 2015, Chief Coggins was appointed to serve as a Chief of Police at Midwestern State University, a position he currently holds.  Chief Coggins has earned an Associate's in Arts, Bachelor's of Applied Arts and Sciences, a Master's in Criminal Justice and is a recent graduate of the Leadership Command College of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University.  Chief Coggins holds certifications as a master peace officer, police instructor, police firearms instructor, crime prevention inspector and law enforcement physical fitness specialist.

           RSVP no later than noon Friday, October 6, 2017.   

    A reservation made is a reservation paid unless cancelled before noon on the Friday before the event.

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