Fox news reports that according to the Border Patrol’s union

Border Patrol agents in Arizona are blasting their bosses for telling them,  along with all other Department of Homeland Security employees, to run and hide  if they encounter an “active shooter.”

It’s one thing to tell civilian employees to cower under a desk if a gunman  starts spraying fire in a confined area, say members of Tucson Local  2544/National Border Patrol Council, but to give armed law enforcement  professionals the same advice is downright insulting. The instructions from DHS  come in the form of pamphlets and a mandatory computer tutorial.

“We are now taught in an ‘Active Shooter’ course that if we encounter a  shooter in a public place we are to ‘run away’ and ‘hide’” union leader Brandon  Judd wrote on the website of 3,300-member union local. “If we are cornered by  such a shooter we are to (only as a last resort) become ‘aggressive’ and ‘throw  things’ at him or her. We are then advised to ‘call law enforcement’ and wait  for their arrival (presumably, while more innocent victims are  slaughtered).”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/06/29/border-patrol-union-claims-homeland-security-safety-course-promotes/#ixzz1zOZ6IJBn