In 63 active shooter events analyzed by the FBI in which the duration of the event could be determined, 44 were over in five minutes or less, and of those 23 ended in two minutes or less.

“An active shooter is an immediate threat and thus requires an immediate response,”

Developing relationships with every emergency response agency in your area is critical.

That starts by getting together with the relevant local players ahead of time and putting specific policies in place to determine how everyone will communicate, what everyone’s responsibilities will be and what resources each agency will have access to on campus.

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