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RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. How to deal with an active shooter scenario

As of July, 2012, you have to have been living under a rock if you don’t know what Aurora Colorado and the The Dark Knight Rises premiere is. In case you read this after the event has passed out of everyday discussion, a lone gunman went into the movie theater and shot the Hell out of the place, injuring 58 and killing 12, for a total of 70 direct victims.

I’m not here to debate the reasons, causes, or politics behind the shooting. What I am here to talk about is how to deal with an active shooter scenario. These happen all too often in the USA, so everybody should know how to react.

In that light, I present you with a video produced with the help of funding from the Department of Homeland Security. There are actually two videos, one in English and one in Spanish. I’ve included the one in Spanish with the hopes that it will be shared out with Spanish speakers.

Videos after the jump. Please share with your friends, family, and coworkers.


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