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Mass Shootings/Active Shooters: Planning and Response Resources
December 08, 2011
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Due to todays tragedy at VT here is a variety of resources (videos, presentations, articles, guides, etc.) on mass shooting/active shooter incidents. All the links were just working for me before I sent these out.


Active Shooter Awareness Virtual Roundtable Active Shooter Awareness Virtual Roundtable has been posted on the DHS website.  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate’s Office of Infrastructure Protection’s Active Shooter Awareness Virtual Roundtable, is now available on the DHS website at http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1231165582452.shtm.


Preparation for and Response to Mass-Shooting Events Video and PPT Mass shooting events are becoming more common, and the response to them involves every public safety agency for miles around. This free training program from Firefighters Support Foundation details the actions that firefighters and EMS agencies can take to prepare themselves for this all-too-likely event, and the actions they can take when the event occurs.http://www.fireengineering.com/index/training/ffsupport.html 


Mass Shootings: Planning and Response (Public Safety Awareness Course) Online interactive presentation and PPT www.emforum.org/vforum/110127.htm


IS 907 - Active Shooters: What you Can Do Describe actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and responding law enforcement officials. http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS907.asp


First Responder Critical Incident Guide (CIG) First Responder Critical Incident Guide (CIG) identifies key functions that are essential for first responders (Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Special Teams, Military, etc.) during the first 10-30 minutes of a "critical incident "including Mass Shooters. http://www.redhatpub.com/page1/page3/page3.html


Active Shooter: Tri-fold Brochure for Response


"Active Shooter: Rapid Response" Training Film http://www.efilmgroup.com/


DHS: How to Respond When an Active Shooter Is in Your Vicinity http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/active_shooter_poster.pdf


DHS: Active Shooter - Pocket Card Information http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/active_shooter_pocket_card.pdf



Be safe,

August Vernon









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