PURPOSE:

To give Students, Staff and Faculty a short and simple plan in case they are placed in this situation. If you are involved in a situation where someone has entered the area and started shooting; the following are a list of actions that are recommended.  Exit the building immediately.

  • Notify anyone you may encounter to exit the building immediately.
  • Report to an area that is a safe distance away from the location of the threat. (Preferably a pre-designated area or building that has been established in an existing emergency plan that has been established by each building head and approved by the University Police Chief)
  • Notify Kentucky State University Police at 597-6878 or 597-6877 or any Blue Light Emergency Phone located around Campus.
  • Give the Communications Officer (Dispatcher) the following information
  • Your Name
  •  Location of incident (be as specific as possible
    1.  Number of shooters (if known)
    2. Identification and or Description of shooter(s)
    3. Number of persons involved (victims and or perpetrators) as accurate as possible.
    4. Your current location

If you are directly involved and exiting the building is not possible, the following actions are recommended:

  1. Go to the nearest room or office
  2. Close and lock the door Keep quiet and act as if no one is in the room
  3. (SILENCE YOUR CELL PHONE)
  4. DO NOT answer the door Notify Kentucky State University Police at 597-6878 or 597-6877 Give the Communications Specialist the following information:
  • Your name
  • Your location (be as specific as possible)
  • Number of shooters (if known)
  •  Identification and or description of shooter (if known)
  • Number of persons involved (victims and or perpetrators)
  • WAIT for Kentucky State University Police to assist you out of the building

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE IF IT IS SAFE TO COME OUT STAY CALM, STAY PUT, STAY QUIET, STAY ALIVE