https://rems.ed.gov/docs/REMS_IHE_Guide_508.pdf This document is offered as a guide that addresses the importance of preventative and protective measures to stop an emergency from occurring or to reduce the impact of an incident. It emphasizes the nuances of creating effective plans for Institutions of Higher Education.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP7l1n_8Lh4 This video was created as a public safety announcement by the Towson University Police Department and the Office of Public Safety. It highlights the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy and provides additional tips and strategies unique to a campus setting.
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https://ema.ohio.gov/Exercise_HigherEducationActiveAggressorToolkit.aspx This exercise toolkit was developed with data obtained from the United States Secret Service (USSS), the U.S. Department of Education, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) when they examined the issues of violence at institutions of higher education (IHE) following the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. The toolkit is designed to provide a simple Read the Rest…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qyD7vjVfLI&feature=youtu.be This video created by the Sandy Hook Promise presents a scenario that creates thought provoking insight into signs of a possible active assailant in a school environment but can be as relevant in other locations. Sandy Hook Promise is a nonprofit organization formed in Newtown, CT, following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. The Read the Rest…
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http://sigmatma.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/NolanRandazzoDeisinger_CampusThreatAssessmentTeams_ FINAL_20110802.pdf This journal article from the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (2011) covers the legal duty of care and threat assessment processes and procedures.
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https://alerrt.org/CivilianResponse The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance, and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event.
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https://community.fema.gov/until-help-arrives Training video and web-based training course created because life-threatening emergencies can happen fast, and emergency responders aren’t always nearby. These injuries can require immediate action to prevent an injured person from dying, so those nearest to someone are best positioned to provide first care.
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https://www.stopthebleed.org/ One of the best ways to increase a person’s likelihood of survival when severely injured during active assailant incident is to quickly stop severe bleeding. Coworkers can provide initial life-saving measures. The Stop the Bleed® site provides resources on how to organize an in-person training, life-saving strategies and posters, instructional videos, and aid kits Read the Rest…