How Employers Should Prep For Active Shooter Situations

Law360, New York (August 4, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT) -- Tragedy unfolded in Dallas last month at the hands of a lone sniper who ambushed and killed five police officers and wounded several others. While the nation mourns, the sad truth is that by the time this article is published, headlines from Dallas may well have been replaced by media coverage of the next similar event.

Many employers wonder whether an active shooter situation may happen at their worksite. These concerns are well-founded. Some estimates point to 253 mass shooting events that occurred in the first seven months of 2016. This represents a 53 percent increase from the same time frame...

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