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Howard safety organization teaches community response to active assailant

Howard safety organization teaches community response to active assailant

Domestic terrorism is no longer limited to firearms, according to U.S. Secret Service employee Lois Blevins, so society must know how to respond quickly and appropriately in the event of an active assailant.

As founder and president of the National Center for Citizen Safety, the Ellicott City resident has made it her duty to teach people how fast and effective decision-making can safe lives in a moment of terror.

The nonprofit organization, also known as NCCSafe, this month unveiled its community workshops that are held to spread education and public awareness of emergency preparedness in potentially life-threatening situations. More than 25 Howard County residents,...

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