Planned Companies Offers Active Shooter Preparedness Education
Unfortunately, with active shooter incidents becoming more and more common in the United States, it is crucial to prepare businesses, schools and other public organizations. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, there were 250 active shooter incidents in the United States between 2000-2017, with 29 of those events taking place solely in 2017. What is an active shooter? According to the Department of Homeland Security: "an Active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly." How you can prepare for the worst?