In the United States, active shooter incidents are becoming and more and more frequent. In all of the 2000’s, only 28 incidents occurred, compared to 34 incidents between 2017 to present day, Jackson revealed, who is based in San Antonio, Texas.
While we often hear about these deadly attacks in the U.S., Canada is not immune. Shooters have opened fire across this country in locations such as a school in La Loche, Sask., Parliament Hill in Ottawa, a trailer park in Moncton, N.B, a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Que. and a busy shopping mall in downtown Toronto.
To protect your organization from the threat of an active shooter, employers need to put a plan in place.