B.E.C.O.N. NEWS

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (BRCTC) Safety Director, Jim Devino, attended the 2018 promotional 8 hr. B.E.C.O.N. course sponsored by BSR Training Center and a beautiful partnership was created. Since then, it has been a remarkable evolution to improve the safety and security measures at the BRCTC.

During several meetings, it was immediately apparent that BRCTC’s executive staff were very concerned about...

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The B.E.C.O.N. programs is pleased to announced that Hospice of the Panhandle has joined the ranks of prepared facilities in the area. In the summer of 2018,  BSR offered four 8 hr. B.E.C.O.N. courses directed towards local businesses. Each event was filled with workplace employees, executive staff and commercial business stakeholders.

Hospice of the Panhandle’s Chief Financial Officer, Walt Dewalt attended an 8 hr. B.E.C.O.N. Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness Course that changed his whole perspective...

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In the research completed for the creation of the B.E.C.O.N. program, staff found the JACOBS Kit Initiative, founded by Daniel Byrne and his wife Angela.

The trauma kit was named after Jacob Hall, a 6-year-old student wounded in a 2016 school shooting ...

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As an Active Shooter Instructor for the state of WV, I have to research every Active Shooter incident that arises, and sadly, I see them more and more often. Each incident increases my drive and dedication to the B.E.C.O.N. Active Shooter training by advocating for the victims and preparing our communities to be more proactive and better prepared.

I want to take them past the fruitless push button computer courses or seminars. Don’t get me wrong, its a good start…

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A new active shooter training initiative has been developed through a partnership with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Local Emergency Planning Committee, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and BSR Training Center (an Xator Company).

BSR  Training Center has launched a new emergency preparedness training called B.E.C.O.N...

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