After Hours Speaker - Active Shooter Preparation

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Name: After Hours Speaker - Active Shooter Preparation
Date: July 20, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Are you prepared in the event of an emergency? 

Join the Coppell Chamber of Commerce from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, for our After Hours speaker program to hear Hector Tarango give tips on how to be prepared for an active shooter. 

Tarango, a former SWAT and ATF agent, will speak on response planning, facility security, police response, communication, warnings, incident recovery and more. 

Tarango is a veteran of the U.S. Army and the war in Iraq, a former Texas Police Officer, U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) Special Agent, and Special Agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).  During his time as a Special Agent with the USBP, Tarango was assigned to the San Diego FBI office working complex international smuggling organizations. 
 
During his tenure with ATF, Tarango was an undercover agent, and a member of ATF’s tactical unit known as the Special Response Team (SRT.) While with the SRT Tarango received over 10,000 hours of tactical training as student and instructor to include hostage rescue training, dignitary protection, high-risk building entry, and participated in over 150 high-risk operations throughout the United States. Tarango provided support to officers and agents involved in the attacks of September 11 and police officers that were involved in the Boston Marathon bombing.
 
Following the September 11th, terrorist attacks, as a member of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, Tarango conducted numerous terrorist related investigations. Tarango is a regular on-air guest and contributor to Fox News, ABC News and Telemundo on matters of mass shootings, terrorist bombings and other security topics.  He is also one of the founders and current member of the Board for Crime Stoppers in Coppell.
 
Tarango is the owner of Vindico Investigations and Security consulting and was recently contracted to provide security at the Republican National Convention. 

Tarange will be joined by his partner, 
Mark Lowery. Lowery is the President and Founder of an executive security consulting company, Lowery & Associates Security Consulting, LLC.  

For more than 35 years, Lowery has dedicated himself to protecting the citizens of this Nation, has served with distinction in various capacities with the United States Government and held a senior executive level position within a private oil and gas company.

Lowery served as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service for 23 years before retiring as the Senior Executive Service, Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas District having oversight of 4 offices within the State of Texas.  Mr. Lowery also served as the Special Agent in Charge for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Internal Affairs with oversight of all internal investigations in a five-state region.

Most recently, Lowery was selected as the Deputy Director for the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio and a consultant for the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Committee.   

The event will take place at the Chamber office (708 Main Street, Coppell) and will cost $30. 

Space is limited so please make sure to register! 

Drinks and snacks will be provided. This event is open to Chamber, and non-Chamber members. 


 
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Location:
708 Main Street, Coppell 
Chamber Office         
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, July 20 
4 - 6 p.m. 
Fees/Admission:
$30 for all who register 
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