Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Colorado School Staffs Get New Violence Prevention Training

Project Unite, a new model of preventing school shootings, is providing a pilot training to school districts before rolling out nationwide in the fall.

Article in the Denver Gazette highlighted the two-day training on the most effective prevention tactics was held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock. Law enforcement officials and representatives from 18 pilot schools, including Douglas County RE-1, and five school districts in El Paso County — Harrison D-2, Cheyenne Mountain D-12, Manitou Springs D-14, Colorado Springs D-11 and Academy D-20 — are assessing their existing safety and security systems, identifying gaps and being tasked with adding what they’re learning to their repertoire.