Safety Training Resources
UPD offers a variety of in-person civilian trainings for the university community. Find info about these opportunities at Safety Training Classes:
- Citizen Police Academy
- Krav Maga
- Personal Safety
- Alcohol Awareness
- and other presentations for faculty, staff and students
These brief videos give you tools to protect yourself during emergencies.
Standard Response Protocol
Understand the four types of emergency response actions used in different campus situations: lockout, lockdown, evacuate, shelter.
For more info about Texas State’s Standard Response Protocol, view our emergency procedures.
Avoid, Deny, Defend: Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
Learn evidence-based strategies for surviving an active shooter event.
Note: This staged video contains scenes that viewers may find disturbing.
Get an overview of the avoid-deny-defend strategies and learn about the research behind them from Texas State’s Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center, a nationally recognized safety resource.