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Public Safety Training Returns to Vail Hosted by Police Department

  • 7 August 2017
Public Safety Training Returns to Vail Hosted by Police Department

Note: This event has been cancelled.

The Vail Police Department, in conjunction with the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab will be hosting a new session of the Community Awareness Program from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Vail Public Library Community Room. This free community training emphasizes the emerging role of citizens in enhancing community safety and security. Employees, business owners, and other members of the community are encouraged to attend. Call the police records office at 970-479-2208 to RSVP as space is limited.

The Community Awareness Program empowers citizens to recognize and report suspicious activity and enhance community safety.  Developed in conjunction with the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab, a non-partisan, non-profit organization based in Denver, the training empowers citizens to recognize and report suspicious activity and enhance community safety.  It was created to complement the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign and acts as an important force multiplier for public safety officials. 

For more information, contact Officer Mike Bindle with the Vail Police Department at 970-479-2200.

About the Community Awareness Program
The Community Awareness Program is an interactive, behavior-focused public safety training designed to empower citizens with the tools necessary to recognize and report suspicious and criminal activity, while preserving the rights and civil liberties enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. The CAP is SAFETY Act certified by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, and has been vetted and approved by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and FEMA’s Office of Protection and National Preparedness.

 

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