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Crisis Preparedness and Response

Provides training, resources and technical assistance in preparedness for, immediate response to, and mitigation of the aftermath of school safety crises.

Active Shooter

Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills (PDF)
National Association of School Psychologists and National Association of School Resource Officers: Best Practice Considerations for Schools in Active Shooter and Other Armed Assailant Drills 

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Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools, Technical Assistance Center of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Healthy Students: Active Shooter Situations: Responding to an Active Shooter Situation

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US Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness

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California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services provides direct and easy access to pertinent emergency preparedness information and resources as they relate to schools throughout California and the nation.

Questions:   School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0914
Last Reviewed: Thursday, January 18, 2024