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Combined Response to Active Shooters

August 22, 2014

The final element of an active threat incident is the response. This encompasses the police response to end the attack, Fire/EMS response to aid and evacuate the victims, and even law enforcement containment response to seal off the scene and preserve evidence.

Schools and Police Join for Active Shooter Training in Georgia

July 12, 2014
Local law enforcement and Rockdale County (Ga.) Public Schools Will Conduct Joint Active Shooter Training this Week.

Ti Training Releases Free School Safety and Active Shooter Response Training Pack

July 11, 2014
The seven scenarios in the pack include training on verbal commands to deescalate potential threats, the use-of-force options in an active shooter response, and training for educators responsible for school safety.

Video: Quick Thinking Student Stopped Seattle Campus Shooter

June 6, 2014
Thursday night when a man with a shotgun walked into a building on the Seattle Pacific University campus, then shot three people, fatally wounding one, a quick-thinking student security guard decided to take action.

Firefight Between Georgia Officers and Courthouse Shooter

June 6, 2014

Officials say the suspect Dennis Marx drove up to the courthouse with numerous weapons, and 'homemade explosive devices'. Marx was trying to enter the courthouse when he was shot by nearby deputies. Read Full Story Here.

Quick Thinking Student Stopped Seattle Campus Shooter

June 6, 2014

Thursday night when a man with a shotgun walked into a building on the Seattle Pacific University campus, then shot three people, fatally wounding one, a quick-thinking student volunteer security guard decided to take action. Read Full Story Here.

7 Dead in Calif. Shooting Rampage Near Campus

May 24, 2014
A shooting rampage in the Isla Vista, Calif., neighborhood near the University of California at Santa Barbara left seven people dead, including the shooter.

Suspect in Georgia Workplace Shooting ID'ed, 2 Victims Critical

April 29, 2014
A 19-year-old baggage handler, who was armed ‘like Rambo,’ opened fire on his co-workers at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Ga., early this morning, injuring six people, before killing himself.

Texas Could Get Millions for Active Shooter Training

April 17, 2014
A law enforcement training center based at Texas State University in San Marcos may receive millions of federal dollars to support programs that train officers how to handle situations like the recent Fort Hood shooting.

Sikhs Honor Officer Wounded During 2012 Temple Massacre

April 14, 2014
A Maryland-based Sikh organization has honored retired police officer Brian Murphy of the Oak Creek (Wis.) Police Department for his service when a gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. During the incident, Murphy was shot 12 times.

Remarkable Statistics on Officer Response to Active Shooter Incidents

April 12, 2014
The author reviews the PERF report on police response and results from 84 active shooter incidents from 2000-2010.

Panel OKs Bill to Allow Guns in Florida Schools

April 4, 2014
The debate whether safety is worth the risk of having more guns on school campuses took center stage in a Florida House committee, which approved a bill Wednesday that would allow trained officials to carry weapons in schools.

Fla. Deputy Shot, Kills Shooter at Car Dealership

February 6, 2014
A Taylor County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy getting his car fixed at the Timberland Ford dealership jumped into action after a man crashed through the front of the business with his vehicle and opened fire.

Maryland Mall Reopens, Still No Motive for Shooting

January 27, 2014
Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon said his officers are working to uncover a motive in the shooting. He said he imagines workers will feel safer if it turns out that the shooter and victims knew one another, rather than the attack being random.

3 Killed in Maryland Mall Shooting

January 25, 2014
Three people were killed shortly after 11 am on the second floor of a crowded Mall in Columbia, according to Howard County police. One of those who was found near a gun and ammunition is believed to be the shooter.

Sandy Hook School Shooting Crime Scene Photos

December 30, 2013

On Dec. 30, 2013, the Connecticut State Police released select photos from the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., along with documents relating to the investigation.

Video: Newtown Shooting Records Provide Details From Inside School

December 30, 2013
State police investigative documents on the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting describe the painful reactions of officers entering the classrooms and the horrific conditions they found inside.

Newtown, Conn., School Shooting Evidence Search at Lanza Home

December 30, 2013

This video released by Connecticut State Police as part of its report on the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting shows an evidence search at the home of shooter Adam Lanza. Read the full story here.

Families Ask Media to Stop Publicizing Names of Mass Shooters

December 23, 2013
For families, it is a small way to fight back. Their hope is that refusing to name the actors will mute the effects of their actions, and prevent other angry, troubled young men from being inspired by the infamy of those who opened fire at Columbine High School, Virginia Tech or Newtown, Conn.

L.A. Paramedics to Now Enter Active Shooter Zones to Aid Victims

December 23, 2013
The new goal is to have Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics and firefighters, protected by armed law enforcement teams, rapidly enter potentially dangerous areas during active shooting incidents to treat victims and get them en route to hospital trauma centers.
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