Unfortunately, an easy; "one-size-fits-all" policy and protocol for an active shooter
event in healthcare does not exist.
HB 1009 creates a school marshal program, whose participants would only be authorized to respond to an active shooter
or other emergency situations that threaten the lives of public school students on campus; they could only act before police arrived.
But this has never seemed more important than it does now, when our post-Sandy I look country is more aware than ever of the possible repercussions of an active shooter
on school grounds.
An active shooter
drill, which will not involve students, is set from 8 a.m.
The Pittsburgh Public Safety Twitter account also launched an alert and tweeted "There is an active shooter
in the area of WILKINS and Shady.
Dillion Burch, 22, of Glendale, Arizona, was sentenced to three days jail for telling guests at a Walt Disney World resort that there was an active shooter
on the premises, all for the sake of a YouTube video.
In light of this all-too-common threat, understanding how to respond to an active shooter
situation can mean the difference between life and death.
The simple act of locking a door can save schoolchildren and others from an active shooter
, according to Matt Power, executive vice president and head of strategic development for Lexington Insurance Co., a member of American International Group.
Paramedics were dispatched to reports of an active shooter
situation at a Petco store in the Southwest of the city, Houston Fire Department spokesman Jay Evans told NBC News.
ALICE, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate, is intended to improve the chances of survival in an active shooter
A suspect was taken into custody after what the Indiana State Police had earlier described as an active shooter
incident, CNN reported.
Vicky, whose real name is Victoria Waldrip, 17, caused a mall-wide panic when her actions led to false reports of an active shooter
in the area.