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The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) is delivering MGT-335 Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals on May 29 and May 30, 2024, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY.

MGT-335 is a DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free, 16-hour course designed to educate small and rural community public safety personnel, as well as local officials, regarding security concerns and considerations involved with planning any event.

This course enables participants to recognize and plan adequate strategies and security measures to prevent or mitigate security incidents which may occur during scheduled events. This course reinforces the importance and magnitude of security planning required to execute a safe and effective event regardless of the size.

The deadline to register for this course is May 16, 2024.

For more information about this course or other RDPC training opportunities, visit or call toll-free 877-855-RDPC (7372).

Topics include (but not limited to):

  • Guiding principles for event security
  • Fundamentals of risk assessment (risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments)
  • Key components of event security planning such as MOAs, emergency action plans, resource requirements, & communication
  • Role of actionable security intelligence
  • Decision-based video scenarios to practice planning for potential incidents, hazards, and exposures
  • Event planning exercise

Who Should Attend:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Emergency Management
  • Governmental Administrative/Elected Officials
  • Public Heath