Anatomy of an Active Shooter Event on a College Campus 

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM ET

On December 6, 2023, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) experienced an active shooter event on their campus. The shooting resulted in the loss of three faculty members, with one additional injury. In this keynote panel-style presentation, leadership from Police Services and the Nevada System of Higher Education will discuss the timeline of events, emergency management protocols and the teamwork and coordination of staff, leaders and government. Moderated by Campus Safety Editor-in-Chief Robin Hattersley, attendees will leave with an understanding of the scope of teamwork in these scenarios, the roles of law enforcement and other campus employees, and how preparedness can minimize future tragedies.


Adam Garcia

Vice President of Public Safety Services and Director

University Police, Southern Command

Patricia Charlton


Nevada System of Higher Education

Mark Sakurada

Assistant Director Information Technology and Emergency Communications

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Louise Hardy

Assistant Director of Threat Assessment and Emergency Management

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amberly Nelson

Executive Assistant to VP and Clery Compliance

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Moderator: Robin Hattersley


Campus Safety Magazine

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  — Scott Leven, Director of Safety and Security, Ozarks Technical Community College