Active Shooter Preparedness
As more agencies adopt the Rescue Task Force response model, or other new policies and procedures, the need to understand personal protection is more critical. In warm and hot zones, being protected from high level threats such as rifle fire requires the right kind of equipment. New technologies are available that make protection for high threat scenarios lighter and more maneuverable.
The Urgent Need for Adequate Protection
- 83% of EMS respondents in a 2017 Armor NOW survey indicated that they had been in or know a colleague or friend that has been involved in an active shooter incident
- 77% of EMS respondents reported that their organization did not provide critical protection, such as body armor.
- 76% of EMS respondents say they don’t believe their organization is prepared for a high-threat situation, and 75% say additional gear is needed
Are you among the 59% of law enforcement respondents that say their organization follows the Rescue Task Force model? Take the survey and share your voice.
75% of fire rescue respondents say they don’t believe their organization is prepared for a high-threat situation. Is your organization prepared? Add your perspective.
More than 75% of EMS respondents say their organization doesn’t currently provide body armor. Are you protected? Help us keep first responders safe by providing your feedback.
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