Exercise Benefits / Facts
This exercise served as an opportunity for the management and staff that make up Florida A & M University’s Incident Command Team to work through scenario information and injects dealing with the numerous challenges associated with managing the consequences of a shooting incident occurring on campus.
At 9:18AM, a junior history student, armed with a pump action shotgun and two hand guns, walked into a campus classroom building and began firing at students who were in between classes.
In an 18 minute shooting rampage, a total of 11 students, 3 staff and 2 professors were killed and 23 others injured before the lone gunman was shot and killed by law enforcement.
Your institution now faces a myriad of challenges as it begins to manage its recovery from the shooting.
The Academic Adversity Exercise was conducted on September 12, 2013, at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee Florida.