All Targeted Violence Resources
The federal government identified additional resources that highlight strategies for school safety. Use these resources to learn more about targeted violence.
Coping with School Tragedies
Department of Health and Human Services
This webpage outlines resources on addressing crises that occur in school communities and how to move forward in the aftermath of these crises.
First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents
Department of Homeland Security, 2015
This guidance translates evidence-based response strategies from the U.S. military’s vast experience in responding to and managing casualties from IED and/or active shooter incidents into the civilian first responder environment. It also incorporates civilian best practices and lessons learned from similar incidents, both in the United States and abroad.
Active Shooter Pocket Card
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, 2017
This pocket card provides instructions on how to respond when an active shooter is in your vicinity.