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11 Roles of Unarmed Security Officers in Active Assailant Incidents

11. Incident Command

For the first few minutes, a security officer might be the de facto incident commander while police respond and the first officer or two go in to address a threat. In this role, the security officer can help coordinate the response, direct responding units on the location of the attacker(s) and any officers who have already gone in, and then brief those who will eventually take over the IC/Unified Command role.

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