City, school district, sheriff’s department partner for active shooter training at Temecula Valley High

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Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Rob Bartlett helps give a presentation to members of the community about how to safely respond as civilians experiencing the event of an active shooter situation at the Temecula Valley High School Theater. Shane Gibson photo
Temecula residents were invited to participate in civilian response to active shooter training Oct. 23. Dozens of community members filed into Temecula Valley High School’s Golden Bear Theater to take part in the training, which was co-sponsored by the city of Temecula, the Temecula Valley Unified School District and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Riverside County sheriff’s deputies Bruce Pierson and Rob Bartlett gave a presentation lasting more than two hours  on various ways unarmed civilians can escape or, if necessary, defend themselves during an active shooter situation. The number of shooter incidents has shot up over the last two decades. In 2000, there was one active shooter incident in the United States, according to the FBI. In 2018, there were 27. A t
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