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Office of Public Safety to host Active Shooter Preparedness Seminar Nov. 8

October 23, 2023

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MACOMB, IL - - The Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety (OPS) will offer an Active Shooter Preparedness Seminar from 1:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the Multicultural Center multipurpose room.

The "Run, Hide, Fight - Macomb Campus Active Shooter Preparedness Seminar" seminar will cover information on how to prepare and respond to an active shooter situation. It is open to all WIU employees.

To register for the seminar, visit and fill out the form. Please note that OPS will utilize a live handgun that shoots blank rounds as part of the seminar.

For more information, contact WIU's Office of Human Resources at 309-298-1971 or

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