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PRIMARY OBJECTIVE is civilian and first responder LIFE SAFETY

Approaching the scene:
-take a position that provides protection
-strive to IDENTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT
-be alert to police posture (guns drawn, etc.)
-visual cues
-audial cues

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On arrival members should NOT RUSH and conduct 360 degrees SURVEY (not search : bluff)

Challenge situation : REMAIN MOTIONLESS (no sudden movements) comply with commands/identify yourself

3

ranking FDNY member will ask RANKING NYPD officer question , such as:

-why are you here (warrant, eep, hostage)
-what is individual wanted for
-is individual ARMED
-what is threat to FDNY members

4

IF fire/smoke condition is present , in which active shooting is occurring or POSSIBLE FIREARMS could be used against FF'S....

-REMAIN BEHIND HARD COVER AND OUT OF LINE OF SIGHT
--any time shooting starts, FDNY units, remain behind some piece of cover...cover is NOT the same as concealment

**COVER is any material that can REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO STOP THE TRAVEL OF A BULLT FIRE FROM SMALL ARMS**

-concealment simply conceals individual from view
-if members are in an open area without cover, they should immediately assume prone position on the ground

-if weapons are known or possibly present, consider are a HOT ZONE

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alert on scene and incoming units of an ACTIVE SHOOTER..consider using EAB TONE WITH AN URGENT MESSAGE to notify units

NEVER request MIXER OFF: ALERT OVER DEPT. RADIO IS CRITICAL TO ALL INCOMING UNITS