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Arts and Music Venues in North America Are Now Training Staff for ‘Active Shooter’ Situations

But not everyone agrees with the type of training, as Seattle staffers were told by police to fight back, not flee.
June 8, 2016, 7:05pm

In Seattle and Calgary, venue staff are training up in case of attacks. Photo via Flickr user Avarty

Obviously, it's not the kind of advice and planning anyone wants to think about.

VICE reached out to about a dozen mid- and large-size arts venues in both Vancouver and Toronto, but did not hear back.

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