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The shooting targeted a holiday party being held by the San Bernardino County's public health department. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
The shooting targeted a holiday party being held by the San Bernardino County's public health department. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
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San Bernardino has reminded us that workplace programs to prepare for an active shooter are becoming the new norm.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI recommend three steps: evacuate, hide and then take action, as a last resort.

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Kerry Harris, co-founder of National Violence Intruder Preparedness Solutions and a retired law enforcement veteran.

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The Los Angeles Times: 'Active shooter.' For Those Trapped In San Bernardino, Cellphones Were A Link To Loved Ones

  • "The Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, where Dorothy is a nurse, conducts active-shooter drills every month or so. Vong assumed that’s why she could see heavily armed law enforcement officers sprinting toward the building."

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Active Shooter Preparedness

  • "DHS has developed an independent study course entitled Active Shooter: What You Can Do. This course was developed to provide the public with guidance on how to prepare for and respond to active shooter crisis situations."

This segment aired on December 3, 2015.

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