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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.

Report: FBI Disrupts Mass Shootings with Mental Health Intervention

December 16, 2013
The FBI says it has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental health professionals.

2 Injured in Colorado High School Shooting, Suspected Student Gunman Dead

December 13, 2013
At least two people have been shot at Arapahoe High School in Colorado today and teh suspected shooter is dead, according to sheriff’s deputies.

Man Who Caused Conn. Campus Lockdown Had Rifle, Pistols

December 5, 2013
The armed Fairfield, Conn., man who prompted a lockdown Tuesday at the University of New Haven and other area schools had 2,700 rounds of ammunition in his padlocked bedroom, along with newspaper clippings about the July 2012 shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colo., a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Newtown Shooter was Near School Day Before Attack

November 25, 2013
The data was discovered on a portable GPS device that was found in Lanza's home after the shooting, according to the 48-page summary report released today by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky. The report stated that Lanza did not go directly to the school but was in the vicinity.

Summary of Sandy Hook Shooting Report to be Released Next Monday

November 18, 2013
A summary of the long awaited state police report on the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be released next Monday.

Movement to Contact

November 14, 2013

For us, the purpose of MTC is stop the threat, deny the suspect movement, deny an advantageous tactical position, or collect information to be used in critical next-step decision-making.

Malls Increase Security in Time for Holiday Crowds

November 11, 2013
With just three weeks to go before the busiest U.S. shopping day of the year—the day after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday—government security officials are ramping up efforts to better protect the nation's approximately 109,500 malls and shopping centers.

Tactical Unit was Ordered Away from Navy Yard Rampage

November 11, 2013
It was reasonable for officials to reroute a Capitol Police tactical squad away from the Washington Navy Yard rampage amid concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol after the officers got stuck in traffic, according to a report released Friday that defends the decision.
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