Personal Safety – Active Shooter
In wake of campus shootings around the country, it is important our campus community knows how to react in the unlikely event that you encounter a situation on campus like an active shooter. The following guidelines are based on the best practices established by campus law enforcement experts.
As soon as you become aware of a potentially violent situation - if it is safe to do so - exit the building/area immediately, moving away from the immediate path of danger and take the following steps:
If you are directly involved in an incident and exiting the building is not possible, the following actions are recommended.
If the Active Shooter enters your classroom or work space:
Emergency broadcast e-mails, web page notifications and digital signage network may be utilized to further provide relevant information pertaining to campus emergencies.
Campus Safety for Active Shooter Situations
At North Shore Community College, safety is a top priority. In an effort to give the College community a better understanding of what you can do to stay safe in an active shooter situation, we are posting the following video - Shots Fired: When Lightning Strikes. Please take a few moments to watch the video. Thank you!