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Tigers_eye
July 2, 2016, 12:01 PM
Active shooter, fire, bomb blast, panic at huge gathering like concert, games

What to do...

1. Be vigilant before you enter a mall, shopping complex, or a gathering.

2. Mark your exits. Usually, there would be exits in front and back of the building. GLASS WINDOWS are exit in time of extreme situation. Use chair or heavy object to break them and make an escape route. For fire situation you break them anyways so that smoke goes out. It takes 1 minute for the smoke to KILL you. Your chances of survival increases. Try to Evacuate. Do not worry about your belongings. It is your freaking life on the line here. HELP OTHERS IF POSSIBLE. However, DO NOT TRY TO HELP WOUNDED PEOPLE BY MOVING THEM. If possible stay with them. Assure them you will bring help if you have to leave.

3. DO NOT BE A SHEEP. I REPEAT, DO NOT BE A SHEEP and blindly follow whoever is in front of you. chances are others are following you and you can be in the middle of a stampede.

4. ACTIVE SHOOTER(S): Their goal is to have headcounts of victims. Media glorification. Your goal is not be a number. They have planned their attack already. Your goal is to spoil the plan or at least create a situation that they didn't plan for. At unknown situation they are NOT IN CONTROL.

5. DO NOT BE A SITTING DUCK. Trying to hide under a table makes you a sitting duck. Lying down on the floor makes you a sitting duck.

6. If you are in a room and the shooter(s) is outside try to lock the door. Put a barricade between you and the shooter before outside help (Police, law enforcement) comes. In US, it takes minimum of 5-7 minutes before law enforcement can assist you (after 911 call). It is up to you to survive that long.

In BD, it is 12 hours minimum. No way you can survive that long so TAKE MEASURE in to you own hands.

7. If you are on a corridor or open space. Get in to a safe room if you can't get to the exit.

8. As a last resort, attempt to take the active shooter down. When the shooter is at close range and you cannot flee, your chance of survival is much greater if you try to incapacitate him/her.

9. If you are running away, do NOT run in straight line while the shooter is aiming at you. zigzag and certainly he would have difficulty to aim and most likely miss. Most of these terrorists are not trained individuals in a range or military settings.

I will elaborate more later on.

Tigers_eye
July 2, 2016, 12:08 PM
Mods make this thread sticky.

Tigers_eye
July 2, 2016, 12:10 PM
Recognize gun shots. Don't be in denial. It is for real. Time to react.

Silence your cell phone. If you are hiding and the shooter is nearby, don't make noise to attract them. Do not scream/cry etc. Hide behind large items if possible. Try to remain calm.

While direct contact with the shooter: through him of course. Meaning do something that distracts him from aiming and pulling the trigger. throw rocks, purse, books (school), phone, anything. At least he has to move or evade your barrage of attack. That gives you time. Every second counts. May be another potential victim will join you. The shooter will no longer be in control. Nor did he anticipate resistance. Now he has to think. That is crucial and that gives time. You will be in control. Try to take his weapon if near arms length. Make them fear you and turn the table around.

A stray bullet may not kill you right then and there. However, when the shooter is aiming at you directly and you are not moving, that bullet has much higher chance to kill you. Work the percentage here. Now is the time to yell, scream, make noise and confuse the shooter. No half hearted attempt. Be committed. Go at the shooter in full force.

A fork (any utensils), a pen, pressing in the middle of the chest would be a potential weapon.

UNDERSTAND THIS:
1st Responders will NOT stop by and help rescue people. Their job is to eliminate threat. Seek and kill. Make sure your hands are in visible position. They don't know who are the bad guys.

Tigers_eye
July 2, 2016, 03:19 PM
scientifically when human face a death threat two things may take over the brain.

Flight or Freeze.

If you freeze in a active shooter situation, then you are done for.

How not to freeze:
Take deep breath and count to 7 seconds and exhale. one Mississippi, two Mississippi like that. Inhale and repeat.

What this does is it circulates blood to your brain in a pattern. You may want to practice this technic. That allows you to think. It allows you to plan an exit route or your next move. When you remain calm in pressure, that is when you can perform.

If possible, take a self-defense course. Step on a toe and push the person back. He will break his toe with extreme pain he can't function normal.

If they are in choke hold mode, try to get hold of a pinky and break it. That is the weaklink of the hand. Again extreme pain will deter them from carrying out their plan. Hitting people on the crown jewels. instant winner. May be you fake them with raising a fist and hitting them with a knee actually. The receiver doesn't know where you are focusing on.

At school or mall know the floor plan. Know your surroundings.

Tigers_eye
July 2, 2016, 03:30 PM
Do not question 1st responders. Follow what they ask you to do. They have bigger fish to fry. They have plans. Do not distract them.

bujhee kom
July 3, 2016, 11:07 AM
Extremely good effort, Tigers-Eye bhaiya. Lots of good advice in here. Thank you.

Tigers_eye
July 3, 2016, 12:03 PM
Extremely god effort, Tigers-Eye bhaiya. Lots of good advice in here. Thank you.

You are welcome. Just like a fire drill, active shooter drills are very important. Office/work place violence is now common. Every office should have a policy on this. Supervisors need to do a head count at a designated safe area when these things happen.

Something else to think about. This is the new world we live in.

brockley
July 3, 2016, 05:49 PM
Yes it is.
Still my major scare is home invasion,but where ever you go this is a greater crisis now,so this is wise words.

bujhee kom
July 6, 2016, 01:33 PM
A fork (any utensils), a pen, pressing in the middle of the chest would be a potential weapon. We can also watch Bruce Willis and McGiver and Arnold's movies.


If possible, take a self-defense course. Step on a toe and push the person back. He will break his toe with extreme pain he can't function normal.

If they are in choke hold mode, try to get hold of a pinky and break it. That is the weaklink of the hand. Again extreme pain will deter them from carrying out their plan. Hitting people on the crown jewels. instant winner. May be you fake them with raising a fist and hitting them with a knee actually. The receiver doesn't know where you are focusing on.
These are very good advice...but chacha miah, to get better ideas how to perform these and act a against a terrorist/hijacker SOB, maybe we should watch more Rambo, Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee and Steven Segal filims. That should also be very helpful.

At school or mall know the floor plan. Know your surroundings.
Mall-e dhukey beshi floor plan-er dikey takailey tow poolish amakei shondeho-jonok achoron-er jonno dushkritikari/shontrashi bhabiya guantanamo-tey chalan korey ditey parey...

bujhee kom
July 6, 2016, 01:39 PM
Yes it is.
Still my major scare is home invasion,but where ever you go this is a greater crisis now,so this is wise words.

Arrey Brockley bhai (brother), be like us in the US, start packing and stay loaded 24/7. Pizza dude knocks on the door, don't ask "who", start shooting right through the front door.

Put a sign on your front and rear fence: "Comon, rob my house SOB, do you feel lucky tonight, Fo?"

Tigers_eye
July 6, 2016, 01:57 PM
We can also watch Bruce Willis and McGiver and Arnold's movies.



These are very good advice...but chacha miah, to get better ideas how to perform these and act a against a terrorist/hijacker SOB, maybe we should watch more Rambo, Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee and Steven Segal filims. That should also be very helpful.


Mall-e dhukey beshi floor plan-er dikey takailey tow poolish amakei shondeho-jonok achoron-er jonno dushkritikari/shontrashi bhabiya guantanamo-tey chalan korey ditey parey...
Stay with the program.

Bruce Lee cholbe na ar.

Need to watch thash thash movies. Western. Make my day!!! I am your huckleberry!!!:floor: