Call 911 and describe the
incident and those involved.
Do not put yourself in harm’s
way to break up an argument.
Contact campus police, if
Avoid actions that could
result in further harm of you or others.
Don’t speak unless spoken to.
Position yourself away from
windows and doors.
Remain calm and make mental
notes of the suspects.
An active threat may be someone with a gun, knife, car or other
weapon. The person is indiscriminately attacking targets or opportunity. MGCCC
recommends remembering Avoid, Deny, Defend to help your response.
Avoid – Get away from the
Deny – If you cannot escape,
lock or block yourself into a room. Turn off lights and your cellphone
Defend – If you are unable to
avoid or deny, you may need to defend yourself from an attacker.
Coordinate with others, and use any objects around you as weapons.