SJSO to hold ‘active shooter seminar’ July 7


Update: The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office active shooter training seminar scheduled for July 7 has been canceled. Visit for an announcement regarding when and where the next seminar will be held. 

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office will hold a free, active shooter training seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

The seminar will provide St. Johns County residents and visitors with tips on what to do in the event they encounter an active shooting situation. In addition, the sheriff’s office has made an active shooter response flyer available on its website at

This will be the third active shooter seminar the sheriff’s office has offered in recent months. The first session, held May 23 at Valley Ridge Academy in Nocatee, occurred just a few weeks before the June 12 shooting in Orlando, in which 49 people were killed.