Active Shooter Preparedness
An active shooter situation can occur anywhere at any time. While there is no one foolproof solution on how to respond to these events. Following are a few resources that can help you prepare in the event of an active shooter situation.
- FBI video “Run. Hide. Fight – Surviving an Active Shooter Event”
- Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness site
UC San Diego Police also offers training to prepare individuals to handle the threat of an active shooter. Known as ALICE: Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, the training teaches individuals to participate in their own survival, while leading others to safety. Though no one can guarantee success in this type of situation, learning these skills will greatly increase your odds of survival.
This course will cover the following areas:
- Defining a Critical Incident
- A Brief History and Examination of Active Shooter Events
- Comparing Traditional Responses to Trained Responses in a Crisis
- Survival Mindset
- Understanding the Human Reaction Phases
- Precautions and Situational Awareness
- Defining the ALICE Concept
- Explaining Law Enforcement Response to an Active Shooter Event
- Controlled Practical Application of ALICE Concepts and Scenarios
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