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NY Times Article on Active Shooter Preparedness Cites NFPA Standard


A recent article in The New York Times references a standard developed by NFPA that guides active shooter response programs.

“When ‘It Could Never Possibly Happen Here’ Isn’t an Option” refers to NFPA 3000, Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program, as the first national active shooter response standard. Supporting training and education programs that help organizations prepare and respond to hostile events, NFPA 3000 focuses on bringing all facets of communities together to provide a unified prevention, response, and recovery plan.

Read more in The New York Times article: “When ‘It Could Never Possibly Happen Here’ Isn’t an Option.

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