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Emergency Procedures - Active Shooter - Columbus State University

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Office of Emergency Management

A Division of the CSU Police Department

Emergency Procedures - Active Shooter

active shooter

  • If possible, exit the building as safely and quickly as possible.
  • If escape is impossible, immediately shelter in a classroom, meeting room, closet, etc.
  • Lock and barricade the door with anything possible to prevent entry.
  • Stay quiet, turn off lights, silence cell phones, and move out of view if possible.
  • Message University Police through the Rave Guardian app, or (if possible) call UPD at 706-507-8911 or 911.
  • Monitor CougarAlert for updates or an all-clear.
  • If barricaded, wait for emergency responders to assist you in leaving the building.

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