Lee County Sheriff's Office host an active shooter seminar

Posted at 6:25 PM, May 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-18 07:19:55-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. --- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the Lee County Department of Public Safety in a community presentation of: A Citizen's Response to Active Shooter and Mass Casualty Events. 

The presentation will be given by law enforcement experts and public safety officials and is designed to improve residents level of preparedness just in case the unthinkable occurs. 

"Bystander responders are those in attendance when an incident takes place," said Sheriff Mike Scott, Lee County Sheriff's Office. "We must empower the public to be part of the solution."

The event will take place June 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall located at the 13300 block of FSW Parkway in Fort Myers

The following topics will be discussed: 

  • How to respond, assess, protect, and identify defenses during an active assailant encounter.
  • How to perform lifesaving techniques to Stop the Bleed before emergency responders arrive.
  • Question & Answer Panel Session with law enforcement and public safety officials.

For information contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 258-3280 or via email at