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In Progress Shooting Response 

The following response is recommended if you find yourself involved in a circumstance where someone has entered the area and started shooting. 

  1. Exit the building immediately.
  2. Notify anyone that you may encounter to exit the building immediately.
  3. Contact the Police at 911.  Do not assume that others have already called.
  4. Provide the Police dispatcher with as much information as possible including:
    1. Your name
    2. Your location
    3. The location of the incident
    4. The number of shooters involved (if known)
    5. The names or identities of the shooters (if known)
    6. Type of weapons used (if known) 

The following response is recommended if you are not able to exit the building.  

5.      Go to the nearest room.

6.      Close and lock the door and cover the door window.

7.      Remain in the room and remain quiet.

8.      DO NOT ANSWER THE DOOR.  The Police will have the keys to  unlock the door when necessary.

9.      Contact the Police at 911.  Do not assume that others have called.

  1. Provide the Police dispatcher with as much information as possible including:
    1. Your name
    2. Your location
    3. The location of the incident
    4. The number of shooters involved (if known)
    5. The names or identities of the shooters (if known)
    6. Type of weapons used (if known)
  2. Wait for the Police to assist you in exiting the building

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY POLICE
BUSINESS TELEPHONE: 749-6070
EMERGENCY: 911