Annex: Active Shooter Emergency Response Plan Department: All Campus DepartmentsDepartmental Emergency Contact: Campus Police
The potential for a shooting or a shooting in the workplace exists on every college campus throughout the United States. Although the possession of firearms on the campus is prohibited, their availability and past national shootings dictate the need for a response plan, in case a shooting or other violent attack occurs.
In the event this incident occurs, all faculty and staff may be requested to assist in the following:
Follow the written Emergency Plan and adhere to all directions given by emergency responders.
Winthrop University may communicate with the campus community by any of the following means:
Emergency responders will have total control of the scene. If the situation dictates, the Incident Command System will be used as directed by the National Incident Management System.
The university also will assemble the Critical Incident Management Team to make university related decisions.
When the shooting begins or you are advised that a shooting on campus has taken place, you should do the following in any order or simultaneously: