Paramount Pictures Employees Get Active Shooter Training For Movie Premiere Scenario

Deadline | 6/12/2018 | Anita Busch
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Last month, first responders used the Universal backlot to conduct active shooter training. Today at Paramount Pictures, first responders were on the Melrose studio lot to simulate shootings both on the red carpet and also inside the Sherry Lansing theater to train Paramount employees on what to do if they are faced with the unimagineable.

The Los Angeles Emergency Management Department’s ‘Run, Hide, Fight – Surviving An Active Shooter’ program is a program that is free to any business or organization interested in having their employees more prepared for an active shooting scenario.

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The move came on what is (to the day) the second year mark of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting where 49 people were murdered and hundreds either physically injured or impacted.

The active shooter training exercise at the studio included LAPD and LAFD (those who weren’t fighting the Portola Fire). They used the sounds of gunfire to simulate both. Los Angeles Emergency Management Department have so far trained about 3,500 people and that includes how to help those physically disabled survive a shooting.

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The moves are part of overall security measures that has come in the wake of so many mass...
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