ACCEPT WHATS HAPPENED – The “bad guy” has already made up his mind. You are playing catch up!
DECIDE TO SURVIVE – A survivor’s mindset is the key to making it through an incident. Do whatever it takes to survive.
MOVE! – Create distance between you and the violence. Know your escape routes. Do not automatically run for the exits. It’s very important that you know where the violence is coming from first.
WARN OTHERS – Everybody may not have seen or heard what you did.
ACTIVELY HIDE – Find a location out view. Barricade your hiding spot/ lock the doors. Silence your cell phone. Be prepared to move!
CALL FOR HELP – Don’t count on somebody else to make the call. Call 911 and tell them where you are.
HELP OTHERS – It may be a while before emergency services arrive. Do what you can to take care of each other.
FIGHT BACK – Be prepared to defend yourself. Develop a plan with others and be prepared to fight with everything you have! Find things you can as weapons.