Published September 28 2023
Free Oct. 12 event to feature experts highlighting threat assessment and violence prevention strategies
People can play a role in better understanding and preventing targeted violence by attending a community education event Oct. 12. At this free forum, national and local experts will discuss threat assessment strategies, training and planning efforts that can help prevent such violence.
The event, “Preventing Mass Shootings and Targeted Violence: Providing a Model for Protecting Our Communities” will be 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Meydenbauer Center Theatre. Registration is required; doors open at 6:30. More information on the event, including speaker biographies, is available at the registration site.
Hosted by the city of Bellevue’s Threat Management Team, the forum is part of the city’s efforts to promote a resilient community. Kristina Anderson Froling, a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, Mark Follman, renowned author of the book "Trigger Points," and Bellevue police detective Will Hallifax will share their perspectives on creating a safer community.
Sign language interpretation will be provided. For alternate formats, other interpreters or other reasonable modifications, please phone at least 48 hours in advance at 425-452-2011 (voice) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For complaints regarding modifications, contact the city’s ADA, Title VI and equal opportunity officer at email@example.com.
The Meydenbauer Center Theatre will have concession items available for purchase. It is not recommended children attend due to the nature of the subject matter.