It Pays to Be Prepared

It Pays to Be Prepared

On February 13, 2023 a gunman walked onto the campus of Michigan State University with ill intent. Able to freely access university facilities, the assailant took the lives of three students and wounded five others, before taking his own life. Now, beyond the...
Run-Hide-Fight, Part 1: Assessment and Avoidance

Run-Hide-Fight, Part 1: Assessment and Avoidance

Run. Hide. Fight. With active shooter scenarios and mass casualty events a near daily reality, you’ve probably become familiar with these three words. But what do they mean, and when is it appropriate to apply Run-Hide-Fight in the moment? In this multi-part series,...
What to Do When Police Arrive

What to Do When Police Arrive

What can you do to assist police when they arrive at the site of an active shooter event? The priority for law enforcement is to respond to the threat and engage and neutralize the active shooter as soon as possible; all other actions are secondary. It’s the police’s...
How to Respond to Injuries

How to Respond to Injuries

Is your workplace prepared for an active shooter event? Do you have a response plan in place? Do you have Stop the Bleed kits? According to FBI statistics, the average active shooter event lasts between 3-5 minutes, and it takes police and EMS about 10 minutes to...