Police participate in active shooter training

The Natchitoches Police Department recently participated in active shooter training. The training is designed to allow officers the opportunity to train together in response to an active shooter event.

Below are several options to consider if you are involved in an active shooter incident:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Know the exits for the buildings you enter
• Look for alternative exits other than doors (ex. 1st floor windows)
• Be aware of suspicious people or objects
• Once you decide to do something do it
• Doing nothing is not an option
• Every second matters so DON’T DEBATE….ACT
• Offer as many details to Law Enforcement as possible
• Have a mental plan in place of what you are going to do

If you would like to report suspicious activity please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

How to report an anonymous tip via Natchitoches Crime Stoppers:
You can also report a tip anonymously by downloading the P3 Tips app on your smartphone or by calling Natchitoches Crime Stoppers at (318) 238-2388. All tips remain confidential and the caller can receive a cash reward up to $2,000 for the arrest of an offender.