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MAINE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
FEMA Releases Active Shooter Reponse Online Course
April 5, 2011
IS-907 - Active Shooter: What You Can Do
FEMA has announced a new online, independent study coursehttp://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS907.asp designed for all managers and employees which outlines preparedness steps to be able to respond to an active shooter situation.
An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and other populated area. In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly.
All employees can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations. This course provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation.
Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to:
All individuals, including managers and employees.
The overall length of the course will vary for each individual. IS-907 takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.
EMI awards 0.1 CEUs for completion of this course.
IS-906: Active Shooter: What You Can Do is available online from FEMA's Emergency Management Institute
Contact:Mike Grant, State Training Officer, MEMA
Last update: 07/20/10
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