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Effective Planning

Summary

Individuals and companies alike must think beyond the simple strategy of having a gun readily available and being proficient with it to defend against an active shooter. Planning involves more than an armed response and is a critical function for combating the active shooter threat. An organization should use a comprehensive three-pronged approach in planning: business continuity planning, emergency action, and response and recovery planning. It is important to develop a crisis management team to be ultimately responsible for the coordination and collaboration with the incident command system and outside responders. Active shooter planning must be performed from a proactive stance and involves preplanning, action during ...

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