Tip #514: When Faced with an Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight!

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“In difficult and hopeless situations, the boldest plans are the safest.Titus Livy

I attended a workshop personal safety today. We were taught what to do if someone is actively shooting in our workplace.  As part of the presentation, we were shown the video: Shots Fired-Guidance for Surviving an Active Shooter Situation, created by the Center for Personal Protection and Safety. I was hoping that I could simply provide a link to the entire video, but they only show a trailer on line.

Here are some of the important points that were made during the presentation.

When faced with an active shooter walking through your workplace:

1.   Have a plan.  Ask yourself “what if” questions: “what if a … Read the rest