76% of Incidents Take place at a Business Location.
The “it won’t happen here” mentality is so pervasive that many companies are ill-equipped to prevent workplace violence and unprepared to respond to a crisis. Many have no mass shooting prevention and intervention program, or have cobbled together some well-meaning (but misguided) policies.
“Attacks at restricted commercial facilities, such as office building, factories and warehouses, occurred at approximately the same frequency as attacks at open commercial facilities such as retail stores or restaurants.” Combined, 76% of all incidents studied in the report took place somewhere other than schools.
Source: NYPD “Active Shooter Recommendation and Analysis for Risk Mitigation, 2010 & 2012.