Preparing and Responding to Active Shooter Incidents

This course provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. Although, active shooter incidents are frequently covered in the media, the average individual still finds it difficult to associate themselves and their reactions to such incidents. Active Shooter is a complex situation and this session will not cover every case; however, this session should provide you with information to build your awareness and respond based on options that have been proven to be most effective in preparing and responding to active shooter incidents. This training may take you less than 20 minutes to complete. Resources available include: brochures, pocket cards and posters available for download and printing in the Learning Resources section. Additional Active Shooter Workplace Exercise Guides will are made available to Security Officers (please see the instructions below on gaining access to the guides).

Course syllabus:

  1. Awareness of Active Shooter Incident

  2. Preparation Tips and Techniques

  3. Respond Safely in Case of an Incident