Active shooter situations: six things everyone should know

Medical staff evacuate during active shooter drill.
Medical clinic staff practice evacuation during active shooter exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Chandler Baker)

Just as school shootings have become frighteningly routine in the years since Columbine and Sandy Hook, the horrific mass-murder in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 27, 2018, removed any doubt that mass casualty shootings are a thing in the United States. As terrible as this may be, we also have learned from recent incidents how people can reduce the risk and improve their safety if someone starts shooting. Read more in my LinkedIn post.