Program Takes Multifaceted Approach to Active Shooter Training

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The Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC), a National Institute of Justice program, has recently added a new model program to its school safety Web site ( which highlights the school safety educational program implemented by the City of Falls Church, Virginia. “The First 12 Minutes” is a multifaceted program which provides training to administrators, teachers and school staff, all within a three hour window, at no charge to the participating schools. This program includes active shooter response and Stop the Bleed® training.  A short video clip about the program can be viewed at