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Protect Your People and Organization From Active Assailant Threats

Active active shooter incidents increased 98.6 percent between 2017 and 2021

Active shooter/assailant and mass shooting incidents are becoming a more frequent occurrence in the U.S., striking anytime, anywhere.

FBI data shows that active shooter incidents — described as an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area — increased 98.6 percent between 2017 and 2021. Mass shootings, defined as a gun violence incident in which four or more people are injured or killed (excluding the perpetrator), have tripled since 2013. As these incidents continue on an alarming trend, organizations should take steps now to prevent and respond to an active shooter event.

Historically, companies have looked to more traditional insurance policies such as general liability/umbrella, workers’ compensation and terrorism to seek coverage following an active shooter or mass shooting event. But those policies may provide limited coverage, if any, following this type of event.

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