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Active Shooter

In the GUIDE FOR DEVELOPING HIGH-QUALITY SCHOOL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLANS: A CLOSER LOOK AT ACTIVE SHOOTERS, the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance (REMS TA) Center defines active shooter situations as those in which an individual is “actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.” For information and resources on active shooter preparedness, please refer to the documents below.

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