RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event – Educational Video

RUN – When an active shooter is in your vicinity:

  • If there is an escape path, attempt to evacuate.
  • Evacuate wheaten others agree to or not.
  • Leave your belongings behind.
  • Help others escape if possible.
  • Prevent others from entering the area.
  • Call 911 when you are safe.
  • HIDE – If evacuation is not possible, find a place to hide. Your hiding place should:

  • Be out of the shooter’s view.
  • Provide protection if shots are fired in your direction.
  • Not trap or restrict your options for movement.
  • Lock and/or blockade the door.
  • Silence your cell phone.
  • Hide behind large objects.
  • Remain very quiet.
  • FIGHT – As a last resort, and only if your life is in danger:

  • Attempt to incapacitate the shooter.
  • Act with physical aggression.
  • Improvise weapons.
  • Commit to your actions.

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