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Advice from Homeland Security

Advice from Homeland Security - Growth & Development, Training & Education, Safety and Security Training, Active Shooter Response

Focus

Profile of an Active Shooter

An active shooter is an individual engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.

Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with an active shooter situation. 

Best Practices for Coping with an Active Shooter Situation: