Presentation on theme: "Active Shooter TTX F EDERAL E XECUTIVE B OARD P ORTLAND, O REGON A PRIL 24, 2014 SA S ANDRA F LINT T RAINING C OORDINATOR / C RISIS M ANAGEMENT C OORDINATOR."— Presentation transcript:
Active Shooter TTX F EDERAL E XECUTIVE B OARD P ORTLAND, O REGON A PRIL 24, 2014 SA S ANDRA F LINT T RAINING C OORDINATOR / C RISIS M ANAGEMENT C OORDINATOR FBI P ORTLAND
FBI’s Role White House Directive FBI Active Shooter Initiative
FBI Role in Active Shooter 1. Prevent 2. Help local law enforcement prepare & plan 3. Train local law enforcement 4. Respond to incident
Planning & Prep Table Top Exercises (TTX) Facilitated, scenario-based discussions with stakeholders Command Post Exercise (CPX) Scenario-based exercise limited to command staff
Planning & Prep Communications Exercise (CommEx) Live field test of technology tools, communication equipment, and protocols Full-Scale Exercise (FSE) Scenario-based exercise using all field assets and command staff
Caveats Preparedness and planning may be sensitive information, safeguard it appropriately
TTX Format We will be prompted by a series of facts and circumstances We will proceed into a facilitated discussion regarding our respective agency’s response and reaction to the facts as presented
It is April 24, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. The Salmon Run Federal Building is a four story commercial office structure situated in the Lloyd District, and is home to two tenants, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. It’s lobby and multiple floors, are open to the public. Setting
Scenario At 9:12am, BOEC 911 begins receiving numerous calls from the area of Salmon Run Federal Building. Witnesses report hearing multiple gun shots and have observed people fleeing from the building. One caller reports seeing two males enter the lobby with duffle bags and one carrying what was described as an “air soft looking rifle.”
Do you have an Active Shooter Plan in place? Has that been communicated to employees? What resources are present inside the building? What do you do now? Discussion Point
At 9:20am, multiple Portland Police Bureau officers have responded and are rapidly moving throughout the building. Streets have been blocked around the building. Rapid response teams have reported out multiple casualties including two guards in the main lobby. Continuing to rapidly search the building. A large crowd begins to gather outside of the building comprised of both employees and onlookers. Scenario
Fire and medical response has established a triage/collection point. Rapid Response teams have located whom they believe to be two gunmen, on the third floor, apparent suicides. SWAT is still enroute to the location.
Scenario Media has arrived at the site and begins interviewing your employees who are outside of the building.
It is 9:59am, SWAT teams have begun a coordinated clearing of the building, finding numerous employees hiding and sheltered in place. There are dozens of wounded and bleeding on the first three floors. Scenario
As SWAT clears lower floors, remaining employees from upper floors are assisted in evacuating the building via a controlled stairwell. Medical personnel begin retrieving casualties.
Discussion Do you have a method for accounting for your human capital? Do you have “sensitivities” with respect to your space? How will you handle it?
Discussion What are YOUR response capabilities? What are YOUR communications platforms? What are YOUR policies regarding traditional and social media?
Scenario The critical incident has concluded. You have six deceased employees, including the head of your agency. You have 11 wounded personnel now being treated in area hospitals. Your building is now a crime scene and you have been advised that it will be at least three days before it is returned to your agency to resume operations.