Active shooter incidents have become an increasingly prevalent problem over the past decade. In an FBI study of active shooter incidents from 2000-2018, we see that 2017 was the worst year on record, with 2018 being a close second.
Given the range of locations that active shooter events take place at, effectively responding to these incidents to reduce harm and save lives is a task that falls not just to the police, but to EMS personnel, security and public safety officials, schools, office managers, and members of the public.
To help frame the problem we collectively face, fūsus has put together an infographic that covers the facts and figures around active shooter incidents in 2018, as well as historically over the past 20 years.
[Click here for full size version]