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This video training was developed by READY TEXAS with a grant from the Department of Homeland Security and is promoted by the FBI.  The training features a realistic active shooter emergency and may be disturbing.  SCU does not own the rights to the material; however, we provide access to the video at the recommendation of the risk management division of NCMIC.
Options for Consideration Active Shooter Training Video
Published on Jan 25, 2013 by the Department of Homeland Security, Options for Consideration demonstrates possible actions to take if confronted with a active shooter scenario. The instructive video reviews the choices of evacuating, hiding, or, as an option of last resort, challenging the shooter. The video also shows how to assist authorities once law enforcement enters the scene.
Surviving an Active Shooter - Ohio State

Produced and release by Ohio State University, this video is an excellent resource.  Even though it is specific to their campus, the tactics can apply at any campus.

How to Disarm a Threat - ACT

Living a life free from fear means being able to protect it at all times.  In light of the growing threats to public safety the founder and developer of the ACT program decided to share some of the invaluable lessons in this video.

Surviving a School Shooting

Developed by Santa Ana School District 

Even though it is directed at K-12 schools, it is one of the best descriptions of the Run, Hide, Fight strategy.

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What's known as an "Active Shooter" incident has become an unfortunate reality in today's world. SCU has created this page - not to alarm our campus community - but to keep each of you informed of what to do on and off campus.
We encourage you to explore the resources provided to learn more as the most important thing you can do is be prepared!
1) During an Active Shooter event: RUN (away from the shooter), HIDE (if you cannot run away), FIGHT (the shooter by any means necessary).
2) If you see something suspicious or have a concern, please contact Campus Safety so that we may assist appropriately!
(562) 902-3333
Or x333 from any Campus Phone
Active Shooter: What You Can Do

Course developed by FEMA's Emergency Management Institute.  Able to be taken anytime, free of charge.


Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and responding law enforcement officials.
  2. Recognize potential workplace violence indicators.
  3. Describe actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents.
  4. Describe how to manage the consequences of an active shooter incident.
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