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Indiana State Police

ISP > Active Shooter Preparedness Active Shooter Preparedness

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Across our country, millions of students attend school safely every day.  We have prepared them to meet life's challenges for years.  Tragically, in light of recent events, we must now prepare them for the unthinkable.  Both in our schools, and increasingly in our places of work, worship, and recreation, individuals with only violent intent bring unexpected death and destruction into our daily lives.

On this page you will find a number of resources prepared or gathered by the Indiana State Police to assist the public in understanding how to respond to an active shooter event. Resources have been prepared for both corporate environments and schools, with special resources for school bus drivers. For convenience, we have prepared a brief pamphlet describing this initiative and the available resources to share with administrators. The pamphlet may be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

URASE Training Program Pamphlet

It is our hope that none of us are ever faced with a situation where these skills must be put to the test.  Nevertheless, as Theodore Roosevelt once said,

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

Unarmed Response to Terrorist Active Shooter Events: Resources for Everyone

You may have seen recently the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security video, "Run. Hide. Fight.", providing key steps to follow should you encounter an active shooter.

The Indiana State Police, with the assistance of Dr. Richard Hogue, Ed.D. of Hogue & Associates, Inc., has incorporated the City of Houston's video into the training aids in this section to assist individuals in preparing to respond to the unpredictable possibility of an terrorist active shooter event.

The training presentation below may be downloaded, and you may also download or stream the videos separately on this page.

Presentation

Click below to download the ISP Unarmed Response to an Active Shooter Event presentation. This PowerPoint is specifically focused on business and terror related issues:

Video

Get informed, watch the City of Houston's video: Run. Hide. Fight. Surviving an Active Shooter Event. For more tips download our information sheet, "How to Respond to an Active Shooter Event".

Thank you for taking your time to view the videos posted here, or to download the training materials to present as part of your own Active Shooter Preparedness training.

Unarmed Response to Active Shooter Events: Resources for Schools

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The Indiana State Police, with the assistance of Dr. Richard Hogue, Ed.D. of Hogue & Associates, Inc., has provided the training aids in this section to assist educators in preparing to respond to the unpredictable possibility of an active shooter event.

The training aids below may be downloaded individually, or as a single ZIP file consisting of a PowerPoint show, presenter's notes, and a lesson plan. All of the contents of the ZIP file should be extracted to a single folder on your presentation computer or USB drive for the PowerPoint show to display correctly. If you are on a State of Indiana Government network, please pay close attention to the included "!README.1ST" text file. You may also download or stream the videos separately on this page.

Presentation

Click the links below either to schedule a live presentation by the Indiana State Police, or to download the ISP Unarmed Response to an Active Shooter Event presentation materials:

Video

(Streaming from the ISP Information Channel on YouTube)

Thank you for taking your time to view the videos posted here, or to download the training materials to present as part of your own Active Shooter Preparedness program.

As Superintendent Doug Carter states in the opening of the training video, "We are all too aware that educators ... would give their lives for our children. However, we are not asking you to die for those in your charge, but live for them by exercising the prevent and response options" presented in this training.

Training Videos For Bus Drivers

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The Indiana State Police has produced the following videos to show bus drivers how split second decisions can mean the difference between life and death during an active shooter situation.

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(Streaming from the ISP Information Channel on YouTube)

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Run. Hide. Fight. Active Shooter Resources for Corporate Environments

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Previously, the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security released the video "Run. Hide. Fight.", providing key steps to follow should you encounter an active shooter.

The Indiana State Police, with the assistance of Dr. Richard Hogue, Ed.D. of Hogue & Associates, Inc., has incorporated the City of Houston's video into the training aids in this section to assist businesses and other organizations in preparing to respond to the unpredictable possibility of an active shooter event.

The training aids below may be downloaded individually. You may also download or stream the videos separately on this page.

Presentation

Click the links below either to schedule a live presentation by the Indiana State Police, or to download the ISP Unarmed Response to an Active Shooter Event presentation materials:

Video

Get informed, watch the City of Houston's video: Run. Hide. Fight. Surviving an Active Shooter Event. For more tips download our information sheet, "How to Respond to an Active Shooter Event".

Thank you for taking your time to view the videos posted here, or to download the training materials to present as part of your own Active Shooter Preparedness training.