National Neighborhood Watch

A Division of the National Sheriffs' Association

Crime prevention through neighborhood cohesiveness and collaboration.


Active Shooter Resources

Active shooter situations can happen anywhere - BE PREPARED!

Preparing for an active shooter situation can be an informative topic for a neighborhood watch meeting. Below are some resources you can use.

Active Shooter Preparedness [Resources from the Department of Homeland Security]

"Run. Hide. Fight." [short 5 min. video] [July 2012]

Active Shooter Resources from

Active Shooter Response Plan Template from the Center for Development of Security Excellence

Active Shooter Response: Developing a Tactical Playbook

Options for Consideration Active Shooter Preparedness Video [short 3 min. video] [July 2017]

Surviving an Active Shooter [approx. 10 min. video from the LA County Sheriff's Dept.] [March 2015]