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File #: 2022-037-PRCAC    Version: 1 Name:
Type: PRCA Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/22/2022 In control: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Commission
On agenda: 6/30/2022 Final action:
Title: ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAININGS AND PROTOCOL
Attachments: 1. Letter from MOC 6-2-22.pdf, 2. City Active Shooter Presentation.pdf, 3. Safe Rooms - Recreation Facilities.pdf
Report to Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Commission
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Discussion


SUBJECT:
Title
ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAININGS AND PROTOCOL

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I. SUMMARY

In light of the recent shooting incident at Foisia Park on Saturday, May 21, 2022, and the increase in national tragedies involving gun violence, members of the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Commission requested more information regarding how Community Services staff are being trained and the protocols in place if a shooting occurs at Carson facilities.
For any future incidents, the City will quickly determine what types of services are needed for Carson residents and staff, including the following:
* Counseling services
* Rescheduling/postponing practices/games
* Annual training of staff on Active Shooter at in-service/new employee orientation
* Increase Security and Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD) presence with patrols and Park Enforcement team
Moreover, Community Services will continue to work/review with LASD Park Enforcement team on active shooter drills and plans at our facilities.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

RECEIVE and FILE.

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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE any other action the Commission deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

With the recent shooting incident at Foisia Park during the baseball season on Saturday, May 21, 2022, and the national tragedies involving gun violence, Commissioners requested more information on how Community Services staff are being trained and the current protocols that are in place.
In response to a shooting incident at Foisia Park on May 21, 2022, the City held a Community meeting on Saturday, May 28, 2022, to address what occurred and any safety concerns that residents may have. As a result of the meeting, the Mayor sent a letter to the Youth Sport teams that were present at Foisia Park during the incident (Exhibit 1).
Active Shooter trainings are a regular part of the Department's biannual in-services. LASD staff are invited to simulate an...

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