It is no secret that our society is into violence. Whether it is in movies or real life. Active shooter events are breaking news and the likelihood that you or someone you know will know someone involved in one of these events is on the rise. In this episode we sit down with Andres Haro Read more about Episode 22 – How to fight an active shooter with Andres Haro of Elite Training Center[…]
Many schools will rave about how safety is their first priority, but how many schools actually mean it? When is the last time the school your son or daughter attended has had a safety audit for school shootings? Not too recently right? At Wilmes LLC, we provide professional audits to protect against school shooters. According to Read more about Active Shooter Penetration Audits[…]
The truth of the matter is that you should be more afraid of a close quarter encounter with a knife wielding person than someone touting a handgun or rifle. No doubt that both situations raise serious fear in each of us. No one wants to be involved or get involved in disarming a maniac on Read more about Gun vs. Knives – fighting an active shooter[…]
I hate to say it, but I think active shooters are here to stay. And that means only one thing, we have to learn to properly defend ourselves and our kids from their attacks. As a safety trainer and a close quarters combative trainee, I hear all kinds of wild improvised ways that people think Read more about Active shooters – these items are not good for self defense[…]
Panic is freeze. You have heard of fight or flight, but there is a third option called freeze. That’s exactly what you do when you panic. And it is the last thing you want to do in an active shooter situation or any emergency situation for that matter. Unfortunately, the focus has been on active Read more about Forget active shooter training. Panic training is more effective![…]
Active shooter responses With all of the media’s attention on the shooting incident’s of San Bernardino, risk managers are starting to explore the best methods to deal with active shooters in their cities and on their school campuses. Unfortunately, today’s quick-to-market and tech savvy population, multiple methods popped up on the scene after Virginia Tech Read more about The main types of Active Shooter Responses – what do you use?[…]
Run! Hide! Fight! How do you actually survive an active shooter incident? It has been around for awhile and in light of the recent San Bernardino shootings, it is a good time to review the video and update your emergency plans.