Eric is a 19 year veteran with the San Bernardino City USD Police Department. Eric, now the District’s Safety & Emergency Manager, oversees emergency preparedness, response and operations. Born and raised in San Bernardino, Eric began in public safety at 14 years old as an Explorer with the San Bernardino City Fire Department and is an Emergency Medical Technician. Eric was a First Responder and played a critical role in command post operations for both the December 2nd terrorist’s attacks as well as the North Park elementary school shooting.
Eric is a Terrorism Liaison Officer, and an instructor in various facets including, Critical Incident Management, Active Shooter Response, First Aid, CPR and Stop the Bleed through the Department of Homeland Security. He prides himself on bridging gaps and building relationships with other agencies to keep schools and the community safe.
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Thu, Nov 29, 2018 TBC
The North Park Elementary School Shooting Case StudyOn April 10, 2017, the estranged husband of a special education teacher at North Park Elementary in San Bernardino, Calif., entered the school and shot and killed his wife. One student was also killed and another was injured before the attacker took his own life. The San Bernardino City Unified School District, still recovering from the impact of the Dec. 2, 2015 terrorist attack, was forced to ma
Learning Objectives and Participant OutcomesSafe evacuation and reunification of elementary school students Community preparedness for crisis Long-term effects
- Safe evacuation and reunification of elementary school students
- Community preparedness for crisis
- Long-term effects
- Better understand how to evacuate and reunify families
- Understand the importance of public safety partnerships
- How to plan for long term healing.