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Active Shooter Preparedness

Active Shooter Preparedness What is an active shooter? An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. Targeted Places Public Places Schools Religious Places Work Place BUS OFFICE 17% 17% 06% 51% Incident Outcome Suicide Arrested Killed 49% 34% 17% 2% of the shooters, bring improvised explosive devices (IEDS) as an additional weapon 10% of the cases, the shooter stops and walks away 20% of the cases, the shooter goes mobile, moving to another location. 43% of the time, the crime is over before police arrive 49% of attacks end before the police arrives 57% of the time, officer arrives while shooting is underway How to respond ? When an Active Shooter is in Your Vicinity Evacuate Hideout Action • Have an escape route and plan in mind • Hide in an area out of the shooter's view • As a last resort and only when your life is in imminent danger • Leave your belongings behind • Block entry to your hiding place and lock the doors • Attempt to incapacitate the shooter • Silence your cell phone and/or pager • Act with physical aggression and throw items at the active shooter • Keep your hands visible When Law Enforcement Arrives 01 02 03 Remain calm and follow instructions Put down any items in your hands (i.e. bags, jackets) Raise hands and spread fingers 04 Keep hands visible at all times 05 06 07 Avoid quick movements toward officers such as holding on to them for safety Avoid pointing, screaming or yelling Do not stop to ask officers for help or direction when evacuating Information you should provide to the police Location of the active shooter Number of shooters Physical description of shooters Number and type of weapons held by shooters Number of potential victims at the location SOURCES Federal Bureau of Investigation-Critical Incident Response Group Hospital Association of Southern California ReachPlus Alerts Synergy Emergency Mass Notification Made Easy! [email protected] Disclaimer: The information contained in the infographic is for general information and public awareness only. ---

Active Shooter Preparedness

shared by ch.aliwaqas on May 09
In order to educate the general public to be better prepared in the event of such incidents, we have put together an active shooter preparedness infographic.


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