Active shooter strategies, training

We’ve taken a look at how local colleges and governments have responded to active shooter reports across the country within the last year and have asked authorities what individuals should do if they find themselves in a situation with an active shooter.

A lieutenant with the Marietta, Ga. Police Department reported it typically takes law enforcement about three minutes to respond to an active shooter report. Here are a list of recommended survival strategies you can use until police arrive.

Last year, we reported on the increasing demand from local government agencies seeking training on how to respond to an active shooter in the workplace. The increase in this type of training came after a Dec. 2 attack on a county government facility in San Bernardino, Calif. that left 14 people dead and 21 wounded.

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