Tag: active shooter incidents


Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, about five percent of all businesses experience an instance of workplace violence   Read More


“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

Developing a proactive emergency response plan may be a topic that makes people uncomfortable, but for those who work in a public environment, especially mass gathering points and open access businesses, the fact that these environments are “soft targets” for terrorism can’t be ignored.

The horrific acts of savagery and bloodshed   Read More


FBI Dallas-Active Shooter Program

FBI Dallas-Active Shooter Program

Did you know that between 2000–2015 the FBI identified 200 active shooter incidents involving 205 shooters in the U.S.? Those shooters had 213 handguns and 107 long guns. Did you know that, 63% of the shooters carried a single firearm and 37% carried multiple firearms? Did you also know that   Read More


Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary, Fort Hood, Columbia Mall, Paris, France, Orlando, Florida… and now Istanbul, Turkey.

Terror took over at the popular Reina nightclub in Istanbul this past Sunday, when a lone gunman opened fire on a crowd of partygoers as they were celebrating the new year.   Read More