User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


56° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Surviving An Active Shooter

January 23, 2013, 10:00 PM by Don Jorgensen

Surviving An Active Shooter
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

In light of recent tragic shootings across the country involving what is often referred to as an 'active shooter', a lot of people have been asking law enforcement if there's anything they can do to protect themselves if they ever come face to face with a gunman. There is and the Minnehaha County Sheriff's office wants you to know about it.

Minnehaha County is promoting a six-minute video produced by Houston's Department of Homeland Security on its website and says it could save your life.

"We're getting a lot of calls from the public," Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said.

The video offers three simple common sense survival tips: run, hide and fight.  Milstead says having a plan could increase your chances of surviving.  

"Locking yourself in a room.  Being some place where the person wouldn't know you're there.  They're looking for people to shoot," Milstead said.

Milstead encourages people, especially employers and their employees to watch the video, even if they don't think it could ever happen here.

"I think about Aurora.  I think about Columbine.  I think about Sandy Hook and I think there are a lot of places people never thought something would happen," Milstead said.

Milstead says such violent acts can happen almost any place where people gather.

"Nobody can tell you where the next one will be.  I think the day we are living in, there will be another," Milstead said.

And that's why he wants people to take a hard look at the video, so they can arm themselves with information against a person who has armed themselves with weapons.

"I would rather had not had to put something like this on our website, but I think it's responsible to do because people were asking," Milstead said.

Watch the video in its entirety online: Surviving An Active Shooter.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Highway Investigating Cause Of Concrete Truck Crash

4/22/2015 9:39 AM

The South Dakota Highway Patrol said a Concrete Materials truck left the road for unknown reasons.

Full Story
Native American Actors Walk Off Adam Sandler Movie Set

4/24/2015 11:30 AM

Loren Anthony is one of nearly a dozen actors who walked off Adam Sandler's "Ridiculous Six" movie set on Thursday, which is filming in ...

Full Story
Teens Bruising Lips To Mimic Kylie Jenner

4/21/2015 9:52 AM

Across Instagram and Twitter, users are posting photos of puffed up lips after sucking on the end of bottles.

Full Story
Unlikely Bond Found After Tragedy

4/27/2015 6:45 AM

The plane carrying the pilot and three cattlemen returning from Hereford, Texas to Gettysburg crashed one year ago today.

Full Story
Rape Charges Against SD Teacher Dismissed

4/23/2015 11:08 AM

Rape charges have been dismissed against a teacher and former Canton city council member.

Full Story


Events