Active Shooter Training

Rutgers University and your URA Health and Safety Committee recommends that all members take advantage of Active Shooter Training to be better prepared for emergency situations. To reach a broader audience, University Public Safety is offering a virtual workshop on Workplace Violence and Active Shooter training. The training will be led by Vincent DeNota, director of security services for the Rutgers University Police Department. Training will discuss key elements of prevention and mitigation strategies to utilize in the event of an emergency. The virtual training is scheduled for Friday, March 22, 2024, at 10:00 am and is designed for faculty and staff who have not received formal in-person instruction. You can register at this link:

The School of Arts and Sciences is also holding an in-person training for those interested on Wednesday March 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, in Tillet Hall Room 258. Registration details for the training are scheduled be sent out via email, Monday, February 26, 2024 to SAS. The training room capacity is limited to 60 participants; therefore, we highly recommend registering as soon as the registration email is sent out.

If your department/unit is interested in scheduling in-person training RUPD is happy to accommodate. Please reach out to your local public safety representative for your campus, listed here.


Sgt. Jason Ronca

(856) 202-2010

RUPDNew Brunswick:  

Sergeant Bryant Myers

(848) 932-4877

Rutgers Emergency Management Office-Newark

Jeff Issler

The Health and Safety Committee encourages you to take advantage of these resources as working together, we can enhance safety and security of our campuses and community. Additional information on about Rutgers Emergency Action plans can be found at this link

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A pdf summary of the Active Shooter Specific plan is here:

You are also strongly encouraged to sign up for the University Emergency Notification System if you have not already done so.  You may do so by visiting this