Active Shooter

Active Shooter

If you are in a campus building when a shooting occurs:

  • If it is safe to do so, leave the building and get away from the area
  • If you can't leave, lock or barricade all doors
  • Close blinds and block windows, and then move away from them
  • Stay low, get behind or under heavy objects
  • Turn off lights, radios, and computer monitors
  • Keep out of sight
  • Silence all cell phones
  • Call 911 to provide your location, report any injuries, or provide a description of the assailant(s) (e.g., name, number of suspects, gender, race, clothing, physical features, type of weapon
  • Remain in the secured area until you are certain that the shooter(s) is contained by law enforcement
  • Do not attempt to rescue anyone if it will further endanger the persons within the secured area
  • When in doubt, remain within the secured area. Check for Mac Alert messages
  • If you encounter police officers, raise your hands and follow their commands immediately and completely. They may not know who the shooter is

Emergency Contact

Life, health or safety threat

Call 911
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Mac Security Office

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