Active Shooter Preparedness

The Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response is committed to training students, faculty, and staff on ways to stay safe during active shooter situations. For more information on active shooter preparedness and RUN, HIDE, FIGHT, please watch this video from Donald Veals.

If you would like to request an active shooter training for your school, department, or organization, please email or fill out a Request Active Shooter Training Form



If you can safely evacuate yourself, do so quickly. Attempt to help others, but do not let them slow you down. Once you are in a safe location, call tupd (504-865-5911).


If you are unable to evacuate, then lock doors, barricade entryways, and
Seek cover. Silence cell phones and turn off all lights.


As a last resort, if you are unable to run or hide, fight for your life. Use anything to distract and incapacitate the shooter/attacker.


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The following video depicts a simulated active shooter scenario with actors. Please watch with discretion. 

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