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5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

May 4, 2011

The gear and training employed by officers is much different today, partly as a result of the FBI Miami shootout. There have been other game-changing gunfights in the last quarter century. The following article examines each of them and how they changed your tactics, procedures, and policies.

He Who Ignores History...

April 20, 2011
The first two weeks of April bring us anniversaries of two of the most pivotal events in modern officer survival study. The Newhall firefight on April 6, 1970 and the FBI Miami shootout on April 11, 1986 have been nearly forgotten.

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Alabama College Shooting

April 7, 2011
Following the shooting, the alleged gunman, Thomas Franklin May III, apparently walked up to reporters and told them "I'm the guy" police were searching for as the shooter.

Feds Fine Virginia Tech for Notification Failures During Massacre

March 30, 2011
The DOE found the university to be in violation of the Clery Act for not issuing a timely warning after the slain students were discovered and for not following its own procedures for handling a threat.

School Massacre Video Game Stirs Controversy

March 3, 2011
According to the Checkerboard Studios Website, players can commit suicide in the game at the end of their shooting spree. The voices of developers providing commentary will be masked to prevent potential backlash, according to the game description.

Calif. Elementary School Principal Shot, Killed

February 2, 2011
An elementary school principal who was shot in his office on Wednesday morning died of his injuries at a local hospital. The alleged shooter, a janitor at Louisiana Schnell Elementary School, has been apprehended by police.

Loughner Pleads Not Guilty In Tucson Shootings

January 24, 2011
Appearing in U.S. District Court, Loughner at times scrunched his face, at other times laughed openly as if hearing a private joke while attorneys discussed the case.

Murder Charges Filed Against Arizona Shooting Suspect

January 9, 2011
The 22-year-old suspected shooter of 18 people, including an Arizona congresswoman, makes his first court appearance on Monday to answer five federal counts.

Suspect Who Shot 18 In Arizona Had 'Troubled Past'

January 8, 2011
Jared Lee Loughner is said to have posted online commentary about government "mind control" and illiteracy. He has had several contacts with law enforcement and made prior threats. "There's reason to believe this individual may have a mental issue," according to Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik.

Phoenix Strip-Club Shooter Planned Attack

December 28, 2010
A man who killed two people when he opened fire inside a Phoenix strip club a day after Christmas said he would have continued to fire if he hadn't run out of ammunition.

Off-Duty Capitol Police Officer Stops Schizophrenic Shooter

December 20, 2010

As the officer got into his Dodge Ram truck, the man with the duty belt started firing on his vehicle. Thornton lay down along the front seat as glass from his truck's windows shattered around him. He kept peering up to check the assailant's location.

Florida School Board Shooting (Full)

December 17, 2010

A gunman later identified as Clay A. Duke was shot three times after opening fire at a Florida school board meeting. The school system's head of security, Mike Jones, returned fire at the gunman, who then killed himself. This version of the shooting is from a WMBB news camera and shows Duke's full rant about his wife's firing and the couple's loss of benefits. Actual clip is in focus.

Gunman Shot After Opening Fire During School Board Meeting

December 14, 2010
Prior to discharging his weapon, the shooter brandished a can of red spray paint and painted a V with a circle around it on a wall. He then brought out his weapon and began addressing the board meeting.

U. of Texas Releases Video, Audio Footage of Gunman

October 15, 2010
The University of Texas (UT) has released the 911 calls and video footage of the pandemonium that was caused when a student opened fire on campus that resulted in his death.

Judge Grants Delay to Fort Hood Shooter's Attorneys

October 12, 2010
The Army psychiatrist's defense team led by Lt. Col. Kris R. Poppe asked for a continuance until Nov. 8 to allow time for processing of what he described only as "paperwork" recently submitted to Army officials.

Global Terror, Local Targets

September 30, 2010

The following is a quick look at where and how some of the leading experts on terrorism believe our enemies may strike. It's in no particular order because each scenario is a nightmare, and how do you rate a nightmare?

Gunman Who Shot Two Officers at Omaha Hospital Dies

September 29, 2010
The officers' injuries were minor, reports KETV, while the suspect, 39-year-old Jeffrey Layten, succumbed to his wounds from the incident this afternoon.

UT Shooting Reignites Debate Over Guns on Campus

September 29, 2010
Coincidentally, the high-profile shooting occurred just hours before John Lott, a nationally known author and advocate of concealed-weapons laws, was to speak at UT about the failure of gun control laws.

University of Texas Student Kills Self In Library

September 28, 2010
Shortly after 8 a.m., Colton Tooley, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in math at UT, entered the school's Perry-Castaneda Library and allegedly fired four shots with an AK-47 rifle. The suspect, who was wearing black clothing, then headed to the sixth floor, where he shot himself.

Active Shooter Response Gear

September 23, 2010

As patrol responds to more and more calls formerly reserved for SWAT teams, tools that equip these officers to handle violent incidents are increasingly important.

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