Active Shooter 2.0

  • 5 topics | 16m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Active shooter situations have become more common, in public places and at work premises. This course will help you prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. You'll learn about typical characteristics of active shooter incidents, ways you can prepare now, and expert recommendations on how best to react when an attack is in progress. You'll also learn what to expect and how to react when law enforcement arrives. This course may include video scenario and discussion around topics dealing with active shooter events and workplace violence. Certain content may be difficult for some viewers and discretion is advised. This course was developed with subject matter provided by Eric L. Matson of Norsemen Training & Consulting Group, a global professional services company focusing on corporate, business and personal safety training. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify statements that describe characteristics of active shooter or violent attacker situations
  • identify ways to prepare in case of an active shooter incident
  • identify guidelines for escaping from, hiding from, or engaging with a violent attacker
  • identify appropriate actions to take when law enforcement personnel arrive
  • reflect on what you've learned


  • Characteristics of Active Attacker Situations
  • Preparing in Case of an Attack
  • Survival Principles
  • When Law Enforcement and EMS Arrive
  • Let's Review