2nd Annual Civilian Defense Academy, Congratulations to our Graduates!

This month marked the completion of our 2nd Annual Civilian Defense Academy. This year, we hosted 5 separate courses, and participants were able to learn ways to protect themselves and protect others and gain valuable insight into the world of law enforcement and emergency management.

This years courses included:

  • Civilian Response to Active Attack Events
  • Stop the Bleed and Scenarios
  • Emergency Management
  • Cyber Security and Protecting yourself Online
  • Presentations by APPD Divisions and Resources

This year, we had 25 participants for the academy, and we had 6 who successfully attended and completed each of the 5 sessions. Congratulations go out to everybody who participated and are helping us grow this program, but a special congratulations to our graduates:

  • Michael Patterson
  • Matthew Gross
  • Kelli Gross
  • Peter Wesner
  • Tyler Woods
  • Terry Woods

We would also like to thank all of those who made this event possible by presenting:

  • Aransas Pass Police Department
  • Aransas Pass Fire Department
  • Aransas Pass Telecommunications
  • Tri-County EMS
  • San Patricio County Office of Emergency Management
  • Aransas County Office of Emergency Management
  • Texas Division of Emergency Management (Aransas County CLO)

If you are interested in attending next year’s events, details should be posted around the beginning of August for the CDA for next October and November.