Personal safety is number one at Penn State Abington

At Penn State Abington, personal safety is number one -- number 4-1-1 that is. Recognizing the growing need for personal safety and awareness training, Penn State Abington’s continuing education department is offering a four-part series on the in-the-news topic beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Personal Safety 4-1-1 will be taught by Victor Cooper, former director of facility and stadium security with the Philadelphia Eagles football team.

Cooper will give attendees an insider’s perspective on the world of security due to his past job experiences. Prior to his security stint with the Eagles, Cooper worked as a New Jersey state trooper for 14 years. He’ll demonstrate safety strategies and offer plenty of practical tools that can be applied to everyday common situations in the workplace, at special event venues, hotels and more.

To learn more about how to protect yourself and those you care about, don’t miss this four-part series from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays Feb. 16, 23, March 2 and 9. The cost is $125. For more information or to register, call 215-881-7388 or go to online.