Homeland Security & Active Threat Readiness

We live in a dangerous world. Knowing how to recognize, prevent, respond, and recover are part of the foundation of preparing for active threat events. We cannot eliminate every threat, but we can increase our ability to recognize and prevent violent extremism and radicalization, respond better and faster to attacks when they occur, and recover with determination and resilience.


Hagerty is committed to providing communities the professional support they seek in developing an integrated plan to prepare for active shooter and active threat events. Our philosophy is that an effective active shooter and active threat program must involve the whole community. 

Our cohort-based approach recommends engagement of varied stakeholders, such as religious and community leaders, law enforcement, universities, hospitals, fire, education facilities, and emergency medical services. Together, these stakeholders can present a unified strategy to foster a culture of preparedness with the goal of preventing active threat events, reducing overall response time, and facilitating a comprehensive recovery effort.


Hagerty works with clients to assess active threat vulnerabilities, clarify roles, and develop suggested responses to various scenarios, starting before the initial attack through recovery. Additionally, we provide different levels of training and exercises so clients and their personnel can practice how to respond, beginning with low-pressure tabletop exercises and working up to full-fledged role-playing events. 

Hagerty has supported two of the largest counties in the country in the development of exercise series focused on complex coordinated terrorist attacks (CCTA). These exercises were one of the largest within their respective county. Read about two of Hagerty’s projects here and here.

Are you threat ready? Find out here.