Practical Prepping

Active Shooter - React to and Break Contact

Active Shooter - React to and Break Contact

Responding to an active threat (shooter) will vary based upon the attention of the threat, your readiness, and your carry status (whether or not you have a firearm and if it's open or concealed carried). In the event a threat is actively engaging targets, you must take action. RUN, HIDE, FIGHT. There are endless scenarios and possible outcomes but in this "react to contact" drill we'll highlight the 4 best courses of action (COAs) for the below scenario. Keep in mind this is a generalized threat response and it can be applied to multiple scenarios.

 

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