What is your plan if you hear gunshots? Run? Hide? Fight? Shootings around the world continue to keep active shooter awareness & preparedness at the forefront of emergency preparedness training. Learn what to do.
Arlington Network for Community Readiness (ANChoR)
ANChoR is the volunteer program of the Arlington County Office of Emergency Management. Its mission is to support OEM in educating and assisting Arlington for emergencies.
HERricane Arlington empowers women to pursue careers and leadership roles in emergency management through a week-long camp for girls ages 13-17. The program will provide hands on training in:
- Incident Management
- Natural Hazards
- Public Health (including CPR certification)
- Communications and Public Speaking
- All-Hazards Preparedness
- Leadership Skills, such as decision making, teamwork, ethics, self-awareness, and resolve
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Active Shooter Preparedness
What is your plan if you hear gunshots; Run? Hide? Fight? Shootings around the world continue to keep active shooter preparedness at the forefront of emergency preparedness training.
See Something, Say Something
To report suspicious activity, call 703-558-2222, and be specific:
- Who or what you saw
- When you saw it
- Where it occurred; and
- Why it's suspicious
As in all cases, if there's an emergency, call 9-1-1.
Text-to-9-1-1 is intended for three emergency scenarios:
- An individual who is deaf, hard-of-hearing or has a speech disability;
- Someone who is in a situation where it is not safe to place a voice call to 9-1-1;
- A medical emergency that renders the person incapable of speech.
ONLY text 9-1-1 in an emergency.