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Campus Threat Assessment Management Teams: What Risk Managers Need to Know Now This journal article from the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (2011) covers the legal duty of care and threat assessment processes and procedures.

You Are the Help 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.

Sandy Hook Promise: Gun Violence Warning Signs 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…

Higher Education: Active Aggressor Tabletop Exercise (TTX) Toolkit (Ohio Emergency Management Agency) 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…

Just Another Day: How to Survive an Active Shooter Event on Campus 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.

Stop the Bleed The Stop the Bleed campaign aims to make our nation more resilient by better preparing the public to save lives if people nearby are severely bleeding. This program raises awareness of the importance of quick action and teaches three quick techniques to control serious bleeding.

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) Train the Trainer 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.

Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education 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.