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National and local coverage of survival training provided by the Otterbein Police Department in the aftermath of the Chardin, Ohio school shootings:

Thursday, March 1, 2012

School Shootings: Otterbein Trains Students to Respond to Campus Shooters
StudentAdvisor, a Washington Post Company, details how Otterbein University actively trains students, staff and faculty members on how to respond in a shooting crisis.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Otterbein University Teaches Students Survival Skills
ABC 6 TV in Columbus, Ohio provides a firsthand look at survival training conducted at Otterbein.

Training is key when facing a school shooter
The Columbus Dispatch publishes an op-ed on survival by Otterbein University Police Chief Larry Banaszak.

Chardon High School emergency plan prepared community for shooting tragedy
More from Otterbein Police Chief Larry Banaszak on surviving a crisis.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Surviving a school shooting: Expert says it's something not to be ignored
Otterbein Police Chief Larry Banaszak discusses how to survive a school shooting with reporters following the Feb. 27 shooting at Chardon High School in northern Ohio. Banaszak researched and created a training course for students, faculty and staff following the Virginia Tech tragedy in 2007.

How to respond when a gunman roams the halls
Otterbein Police Chief Larry Banaszak shares survival advice with CBS News.

More tips on surviving a school shooting
Police Chief Banaszak shares his survival expertise with Fox News.

/ Otterbein Police

In Case of Emergency
Dial 9-1-1

Call (24 hours) 
p/ (614) 823-1222
e/ Police@Otterbein.edu
f/ (614) 823-1999

194 West Main St.
Westerville, OH 43081

Office Hours
Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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