Active Shooter Information
Run. Hide. Fight. "Surviving an Active Shooter Event" provided by https://www.readyhoustontx.gov
Last Resort Active Shooter Survival Measures provided by https://actcert.com/default.aspx
DISCLAIMER: An individual must use his/her own discretion during an active shooter event as to whether he/she chooses to run to safety or remain in place. However, best practices for surviving an active shooter event are listed below.
REMEMBER: Law Enforcement's first priority is to confront and disable the threat.
An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined or populated area; in most cases, active shooter use firearm(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.
Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Typically, the immediate deployment of law enforcement is required to stop the shooting and mitigate harm to victims. It is important for individuals to prepare both mentally and physically to deal with active shooter situations through training and education.
- When calling 9-1-1 from a cell phone on campus, state that you are calling from Lincoln University, the building name, room number and reason for the call.
- If you are in an office, stay there and secure the door. If you are in a hallway, get into a room and secure the door.
- If you are outside, look for buildings, brick walls, vehicles or solid structures that will provide protection from bullets.
For more information contact the Lincoln University Police Department at 573-681-5555
Law enforcement's purpose is to stop the active the active shooter as soon as possible. Officers will proceed directly to the area in which the last shots were heard.
- LUPD Active Shooter Handout
- LUPD Active Shooter Training (PPT)
- Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Guide