Active Shooter Preparedness

Active shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. In the midst of the chaos, anyone can play an integral role in mitigating the impacts of an active shooter incident. DHS aims to enhance preparedness through a "whole community" approach by providing  products, tools, and resources to help you prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident. To access the most applicable information, please select one of the provided categories.


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DHS Violence Protection Resource Guide

Visit our Active Shooter Preparedness site to learn more about our webinars.

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DHS Violence Prevention Resource Guide


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Employee Vigilance


First Responders and Security Professionals Private Citizens Critical Infrastructures and Businesses Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop/Webinar Employee Vigilance and De-escalation



In addition, you can find the active shooter resources translated into other common languages on the Translated Active Shooter Resources webpage.

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