ACTIVE SHOOTER IN YOUR IMMEDIATE AREA

Quickly determine the most reasonable way to protect your own life.
Quick Tip:   RUN HIDE FIGHT 

RUN

  • Have an escape route plan in mind.
  • Leave your belongings.
  • Keep your hands visible.
  • DO NOT pull a fire alarm.  This can put others in harm’s way.
  • Run away from the threat as fast as you can.
  • Do not run in a straight line.
  • Keep objects or buildings between you and the active shooter or hostile intruder.
  • If you can, get away from the area of danger and warn others not to enter the area.

HIDE

  • Hide in an area out of the suspect's view.
  • Lock all doors and place objects to block / barricade entry into your hiding place.
  • Turn off lights, silence cellphones, close blinds.
  • DIAL 911 AND REPORT ONLY WHEN SAFE TO DO SO


FIGHT

  • As a last resort and only when your life is in imminent danger.
  • Act with others to incapacitate the suspect.
  • Act with physical aggression and throw items at the suspect.

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ACTIVE SHOOTER ELSEWHERE ON CAMPUS

  • Only you can tell if it is safe to run from the building.
  • If in doubt, do not run. Find a secure area where you are.
  • Lock and barricade the doors to the room you are in.
  • Turn off lights.
  • Close blinds.
  • Silence cell phones and other electronic devices.
  • Turn off radio and computer monitors.
  • Stay out of sight of windows and doors and do not huddle together.
  • Be quiet and stay calm.
  • Stay in hiding until an "All Clear" notification.

WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVES

  • Remain calm and follow officers' instructions.
  • Do not stop to ask officers for help or directions when evacuating, just proceed in the direction from which officers are entering the premises.
  • Be aware that emergency personnel may not know who the active shooter or hostile intruder is when arriving on scene.
  • Immediately raise hands and spread fingers.
  • Keep hands visible at all times.
  • Avoid pointing and screaming and/or yelling.


Page last modified October 3, 2017