I don't know which is worse: That the previous advice of passivity was ever given...or the thought that anyone would take that advice.The speed and deadliness of recent high-profile shootings have prompted police departments to recommend fleeing, hiding or fighting in the event of a mass attack, instead of remaining passive and waiting for help.
The shift represents a “sea change,” said Chuck Wexler, executive director of the Police Executive Research Forum, which recently held a meeting in Washington to discuss shootings like those in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo.
The traditional advice to the public has been “don’t get involved, call 911,” Mr. Wexler said, adding, “There’s a recognition in these ‘active shooter’ situations that there may be a need for citizens to act in a way that perhaps they haven’t been trained for or equipped to deal with.”
read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/us...s&emc=rss&_r=0
But, for those who need to be told what to do, I'm glad they are now being told to ACT LIKE A HUMAN BEING!!.