The book Active Shooter Awareness and Response is a must-read for all citizens. Our daily news is filled with weekly occurrences of Active Shooter incidents. Whether you are working in business, attending or teaching at a school, or attending a service at your local house of worship the author enhances your situational awareness and puts some tools in your toolbox to survive. As this book will argue, the active shooter phenomenon is a highly complex problem that evades a simple solution. While we wait for a solution, this book offers a conceptual framework to do all that is possible to prevent an attack and the mental tools necessary to defend yourself and others against a threat when there is no other option. The incentive to read this book is, it may save your life.