University Police Active Shooter Safety: Run. Hide. Fight.
The following video was funded by the Department of Homeland Security. It depicts a dramatization of an active shooter scenario at the workplace as experts offer informative commentary in reference to survival techniques. This six-minute training video was produced with a federal grant by the city of Houston, which received $3.6 million in total funding to research and produce a series of training videos.
This video promotes a simple, three-step plan to escape danger:
Run. Try to escape if possible, even if others insist on staying behind.
Hide. If you can not escape, conceal yourself. Lock doors, turn off lights and silence your
Fight. As a last resort, prepare to battle or throw off the attacker by using whatever can
be used as a weapon.