Department of Campus Safety & Security

What is an Active Shooter?

According to Department of Homeland Security, an Active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.


What should you do if there is an active shooter incident on campus?


Click on the link below to familiarize yourself with the Community Response Checklist in the event of an active shooter incident.

Community Response Checklist

Click the seal to view the Active Shooter video.

Please click on the image above to view the Active Shooter Video.

Emergency: 911 (toll free)                                 Non-Emergency: 850-599-3256                               TTY:  850-606-5805



Contact Info

2400 Wahnish Way
POM Bldg. A, Suite 128
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850.599.3256
F: 850.561.2615