ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After the recent tragedies that have happened involving active shooters across the country, we thought it would be helpful to talk to the experts.

Would you know what to do in an active shooter situation?

COBRA Self Defense Systems gave us a rundown.

One of the resounding talking points is to be aware of your surroundings and to know where the exits are

Here is a list of other things to be mindful of:

1. Exit awareness

2. Moving under fire

3. Cover/concealment/silence

4. Escort under fire

5. Improvised ballistic protection

6. Understanding 10 and 2

7. Understanding proper engagement

8. Reload times

9. Distance covered times

10. Building stack teams

11. Armed stack teams

12. Distract teams

13. Loose weapon decision

14. Face down casualty

15. CWP alpha room planning

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