I LIVED – Active Violence Response Course
This six-hour course is designed to educate the public on how they can mitigate the loss of life if they find themselves in a violent intruder incident. The goals of I LIVED training are for participants to recognize the need for immediate response to these types of incidents, recognize ways they may intervene, and empower them to make a difference in the event.
I Whether we act as an individual, family, congregation, workplace team or other group we can mitigate loss of life through training and practice. Our goal for participants is to be able to say I LIVED if they ever find themselves in an attack.
Lockdown- There are two types of lockdowns - a soft lockdown (sometimes referred to as a lockout) or hard lockdown utilizing barricading techniques to secure doors and windows. Lockdown techniques are used to isolate the intruder from those they seek to harm.
Information- Information is received through our senses. Whether it is first- hand auditory, visual, or odors, or passed on to us secondhand our senses alert us to danger. We must then convey this danger to others by sharing the information we have with others.
Vary- People tend to adopt routines, using the same entrances and exits to their houses of worship, workplaces, stores, and other places they frequent. It is important to learn to alter routines, explore different options, and look for other ways we can use objects in our environment.
Evade- There are times when physical escape may be possible, but avoidance of the intruder remains critically important. Evasion requires using all available information to make a decision and avoid the attacker.
Defend- Having a survival mindset and being prepared to physically respond to an attacker are personal choices that are emphasized throughout this course.
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