Starts with your state of mind
- Pay attention to your surroundings.
- Have an exit plan.
- Move away from the source of the threat as quickly as possible.
DENYWhen getting away is difficult or maybe even impossible
- Keep distance between you and the source.
- Create barriers to prevent or slow down a threat from getting to you.
- Turn the lights off.
- Remain out of sight and quiet by hiding behind large objects and silence your phone.
DEFENDBecause you have the right to protect yourself
- Be aggressive and committed to your actions.
- Do not fight fairly. THIS IS ABOUT SURVIVAL.
Call 911 or 936.294.1000 when you are safe. When law enforcement arrives, show your hands & follow commands.