Meanwhile, Oakland Community College has had an active shooter protocol for police officers, faculty, staff and students as part of its emergency response plan since 2009, said OCC Chief of Police Terry McCauley.
has been providing "Active Shooter and Violence; Deterrence, Preparation and Response training" to respond to violence and active shooters since 2009.
Training is provided to OCC police officers and drills are done at least twice a year.
In the OCC police department, "We have the equipment, training, and we do exercises several times with (paint bullet simulations).
"We have a building on one of the campuses that is not totally being used and do this every year," McCauley
Faculty members are provided with a video to show to students that demonstrates what to do in the event of an active shooter emergency.
A student guide also is available online.
And all new employees are provided with an orientation to the emergency plan, McCauley
"The absolute last thing you do - in video and every training - is protect yourself," by engaging the attacker, McCauley