LCSO announces active shooter drills open to the public

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will hold an event to empower Southwest Florida residents in active shooter situation.

Undersheriff Carmine Marceno discussed details during a press conference Thursday morning. Law enforcement will have guidelines for what to do in an active shooter situation, and the public will be invited to participate in drills.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 16 at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at Florida SouthWestern State College on 133350 FSW Parkway in Fort Myers.

This announcement comes the same day that the Trauma District Board of Directors will review a program that addresses what to do in an emergency. The program is called “Stop the Bleed” and aims to train bystanders in life-saving techniques.

To register for the event and for more information, click here.

Press Conference on upcoming Community Relations event coming up in June—A citizen’s Response to Active Shooter & Mass Casualty Events. Sign up at

Posted by Lee County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, May 17, 2018