Active Shooter

How to respond if an active shooter is in your vicinity.

  • RUN
    • If there is an escape path, attempt to evacuate
    • Prevent others from entering the area
    • Evacuate whether other agree or not
    • Meet at a predetermined area, do not leave campus
    • Leave your belongings behind
    • Call 911 when you are safe
    • Help others escape if possible
  • HIDE
    • Lock and/or blockade the door
    • Hide behind large objects
    • Silence your cell phone
    • Remain very quiet
  • FIGHT
    • Attempt to incapacitate the shooter
    • Act with physical aggression
    • Improvise weapons
    • Commit to your actions
  • When Law Enforcement arrives on the scene:
    • Do exactly as the team of officers instructs
    • Do not approach the officers
    • Keep your hands visible, fingers spread, and empty.