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Three Steps to Stop the Bleed After an Emergency Situation

Workplace violence has seen an increase in regularity. Individuals in these situations will most likely be injured. At Active Threat Solutions by Defense in Depth, we believe that an un-injured individual can be helpful to victims who are injured. If you know the steps to Stop the Bleed, you can be crucial in potentially saving a life. Learn the...

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Active Shooter Training for Houses of Worship

Did you know that there were 261 “deadly force incidents” in 2018 at houses of worship including churches, mosques, synagogues and other religious facilities like faith-based schools? As the number of active shooter related incidents rise, many houses of worship still haven’t made security or training a priority in their faith community. At...

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes in Active Shooter Training

Has your office been subject to any of these programs? Training only for the worst Overdoing it Simulations Continue reading why these are three big mistakes when it comes to active shooter training. TRAINING ONLY FOR THE WORST The biggest part of your company's active shooter training should not be "what do we do if something happens." It should...

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The Wrong Way – Today’s Active Shooter Programs

When I was 12 years old or so, my dad and his friends took me to the local gun range to shoot my new .22 rifle for the first time. I had waited on this moment for years, and, during all that waiting, all I wanted to do was target shoot. After putting on my eye and ear protection, I remember walking into the gun range located in the basement of an...

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Common Mistakes that Employees Make During Active Shooter Events

Mistakes happen, right? It's human not to be perfect. Well, we aren't asking you to be perfect by any means. We want you to be safe from harm when the time comes. With active threats on the rise in the United States, we believe you can't afford to make a mistake when reacting to a life-threatening event if you can do something about it. Which you...

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