Prepare to Survive (Short)

This brief FBI training video describes how to employ the run, hide, and fight tactics to survive an active shooter incident. Although set in a house of worship, these principles can be applied anywhere.

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Narrator: Active shooter incidents are rare, but they happen.

You CAN survive.

Scan for exits during a mass gathering to help shorten your reaction time and overcome the tendency to freeze.

Survival is tied to ACTION.

RUN if you can.

Don't hesitate.

Seconds matter.

If you can't run,

HIDE in a secure place.

FIGHT only if you must, find something to use as a weapon and DON'T fight fair.

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