Active Shooter Prevention

The increasing number of active shooter incidents places an obligation on higher education, organizations, and the government to put a proactive response to gun violence in place. 48% of customers say an active shooter is the most concerning emergency situation. Omnilert offers the industry’s first visual gun detection solution.



Preparing for the Worst Case

No organization wants to think about the day when an emergency might occur at their facility, especially an active shooter, but every organization must be prepared. Mass shootings have been on a steady rise since the nineties, when the Columbine High School massacre brought attention to the vulnerabilities in school security and student safety. The tragedy at Virginia Tech in 2007 made campus safety top of mind for administrators, faculty, staff, parents, and students. High schools, colleges, and businesses responded by creating emergency response plans and implementing active shooter notification systems.

An emergency response plan is only as effective as the tools and communication channels that support it. Being able to facilitate clear communication and connect with the impacted community is critical to mitigating the impact of a violent incident and coordinating effectively with first responders. Additionally, The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to issue timely active shooter warnings and emergency notifications in the case of a violent attacker.

Solution Overview

Administrators can’t predict violence, but they can minimize the impact.  By preconfiguring actions, issuing active shooter notifications, and providing instructions on how to respond, you’re positioned for the best possible outcome.

In addition to the ability to immediately trigger multi-channel alerts and automated pre-defined safety protocols, Omnilert offers the industry’s first visual gun detection solution. Powered by artificial intelligence (AI), Omnilert Gun Detect reliably and rapidly recognizes firearms. 

The combination of these rich capabilities provides safety teams with the broadest array of solutions, spanning prevention, notification, engagement, and management.

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Industry Application

Whether you are a K-12 school, university, corporate workplace, manufacturer, hospital, or government facility, an effective proactive response to gun violence can help you handle an active shooter situation and ultimately save lives.

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Emergency Mass Notification Systems
Schools and Campuses

Develop procedures, pre-define campus active shooter alerts, and provide campus constituents guidance on how to respond to the crisis. Stay in compliance with the Clery Act and avoid fines from the U.S. Department of Education.

Emergency Mass Notification Systems
Corporate and Manufacturing

Prevent potential injury or loss of life, as well as significant losses in productivity due to the anxiety and grief that are common after a violent workplace incident. 


Emergency Mass Notification Systems
Hospitals and Medical Facilities

Limit the impact of threats and violent acts made by employees, visitors, patients, or strangers on your facility property.                             


Emergency Mass Notification Systems
Government Agencies

Fulfill your increased obligation to public safety and provide a safe working environment for your employees.  


Active Shooter Resources
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Active Shooter Preparedness

What you need to know about protecting your people during an active shooter emergency.

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Case Study
Campus Lockdown

Lessons learned from a campus lockdown at Millersville University.

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Visual Gun Detection

A brief overview on how you can receive advance warning before shots are fired.

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Emergencies don’t make plans, but you can.  When every second counts, there is no room for human error. Omnilert does its job, so your team can do theirs.