Lately, more people are taking steps to prepare for the possibility of dealing with an active shooter. Sorry to say, incidents of lone wolf actors/terrorists seem to be proliferating.
The Dept. of Homeland Security and other official sources have provided some video and other guidance. Some examples:
- U.S. Dept of Homeland Security maintains this website for Active Shooter Preparedness.
- List of videos on Active Shooter and many other topics at DRC-Group website.
- Dept. of Homeland Security, Dec. 2015. Latest list of resources.
- Yale University’s Active Shooter Video. Dec. 2015.
- Video titled Run, Hide, Fight, which was done by the City of Houston
- FEMA Course: IS-907: Active Shooter; What you can do.
- FEMA, 13- page brochure titled Active Shooter; How to Respond.
See also these resources:
- NDIN. Active Shooter in a House of Worship – Tip Sheet
- NYPD, 210-page document: Active Shooter Recommendation
- From the JCRC in New York, Active Shooter Resources
As of October 2015, see this account in the Homeland Security Digital Library on recent reports dealing with Improving Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response