Active Shooter Information for Businesses and Citizens

If you believe an active shooter situation is occurring call 9-1-1 immediately.  If you have information about a potential active shooter situation call 410-268-4141 or 9-1-1 in an emergency.

This poster, pocket card, and booklet provide some suggested responses to an active shooter situation.  These documents were produced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for businesses and citizens.  

Active Shooter Poster

Active Shooter Pocket Card

Active Shooter Booklet

Active Shooter Poster - Spanish

Active Shooter Pocket Card - Spanish


Options of Consideration from DHS
RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Surviving an Active Shooter Event - Civilian Response to Active Shooter from the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Program at Texas State University

Websites with Information

Active Shooter/Mass Casualty Incidents - FBI
Active Shooter: What You Can Do - FEMA
Avoid Deny Defend - ALERRT
Safeguarding Houses of Worship - JUSTNET

Online Training

IS-907: Active Shooter:  What You Can do - FEMA