Main Session #3- Sudden Violence - Surviving an Active Shooter

  • Main Conference Hall

Brice Allen
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Throughout the United States, acts of sudden and unexpected violence in schools, shopping malls, office buildings, and other public locations have been on the rise. Events like the shootings in Virginia, Colorado, Oregon, and Connecticut raise awareness of this continuing national problem.

This presentation will provide vital information about mitigating the threat posed by individuals who carry out acts of violence, along with information that addresses intervention, clarifies the role of those involved, and how to effectively respond to the problem. (This is not a tactical training course)

Brice Allen is a Homeland Security Agent with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. He began his career as a police officer in 1999 with the City of Boca Raton Florida Police Department. Specializing in criminal intelligence gathering, tactical operations, and violent crime investigations, Brice has held assignments in Patrol, Surveillance, Criminal Investigations, and Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.)

In 2011, Brice joined the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security as an Intelligence Analyst assigned to the Tennessee Fusion Center and was responsible for coordinating daily operations, tactical intelligence, and domestic terrorism analysis. In 2012, he was promoted to the Homeland Security Training Coordinator.

Brice has a Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security with coursework in emergency management, international and domestic terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and terrorist ideology and tactics. He has authored several law enforcement related articles and presentations and has received numerous commendations throughout his career for his law enforcement efforts.