RUN: If you suspect a potential active shooter situation, you must quickly determine the most reasonable way to protect your own life. If there is an accessible escape path, attempt to evacuate the premises.
HIDE: If an evacuation is not possible, you should find a place to hide where an active shooter is less likely to find you. Block entry to your hiding place and lock the doors. Use heavy items to barricade yourself if possible. Remember to remain quiet and silence your cell phone or pager.
FIGHT: As a last resort, and only when your life is in imminent danger, you should attempt to incapacitate the shooter by acting with physical aggression and throwing items at the active shooter.
- RUN – if you cannot then
- HIDE – if you cannot then as a last resort