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Officer Survival 2010: How Can SWAT Prevent Duty Deaths?

February 2, 2010
So what can SWAT do to help? For the answer, we should look at SWAT's role in diffusing two of the deadliest threats to society in modern times: snipers and active shooters.

A Grab Bag to Go

January 12, 2010
I find it a necessity now more than ever to have a grab bag within arm's reach. To prepare for active shooters, school crises, and terrorism, you've got to have the necessary equipment and now!

Las Vegas Courthouse Shooter was Upset Over Benefits Fight

January 5, 2010
FBI Special Agent Joseph Dickey of the Las Vegas field office said investigators believe the gunman was acting alone when he fatally shot the officer and wounded a deputy U.S. marshal. Dickey said the shooting, which occurred about 8:05 a.m. at the courthouse at 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South, didn't appear to be an act of terrorism.

Unarmed Victim Zones

December 14, 2009

Like civilians trapped in a store, bank, or restaurant when a gunman barges in and starts shooting, the Fort Hood soldiers were left with their bare hands as their only weapons.

Fort Hood Officer Says Her Patrol Career Is Over

December 7, 2009
Officer Kim Munley, one of two civilian officers who helped end the Fort Hood shooting spree, says she is unlikely to return to patrol duties.

Fort Hood: Can It Happen to Us?

November 10, 2009
Murders of law enforcement personnel by their brethren are not without precedent. Lovers' triangles have resulted in murder-suicides; subordinates have shot superiors; ex-cops-cum-felons have killed lawmen.

Officer Used Lessons From Virginia Tech To Halt Fort Hood Shooter

November 9, 2009
Civilian officer Kimberly Munley is credited with applying lessons learned from the 2007 rampage at Virginia Tech to halt an active shooter at Fort Hood before he killed more victims, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

SWAT Unit Evacuates Victims of Orlando High-rise Shooting

November 6, 2009
At least seven people with serious gunshot wounds were brought out of an Orlando, Fla., office building Friday, a spokeswoman with the city fire department said.

FBI Team Will Recreate Fort Hood Shooting

November 6, 2009
The FBI announced it has sent a special team of investigators from Washington, D.C., to Fort Hood to recreate a mass shooting at the military base that left 13 dead, USA Today reports.

Army Officials Praise Police Woman Who Wounded Fort Hood Shooter

November 6, 2009
Kimberly Munley, who remains hospitalized with the other victims, confronted the suspected shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who drew two handguns and began firing in a building where soldiers were preparing to deploy overseas.

TREXPO East 2009: Active Shooter Panel Focuses on Tactics and Training

October 30, 2009

More than 60 officers attended an Active Shooter Panel discussion at TREXPO East, participating in a lively discussion of how to respond to lone gunmen, coordinated attacks, and even terrorist incidents.

Columbine: The Horror Writer

September 18, 2009

POLICE Magazine editor David Griffith recently spoke with "Columbine" author Dave Cullen about the psychology of Eric Harris, law enforcement response the day of the massacre, the investigation, and how school shootings can be prevented.

TREXPO Panel: Active Shooter Response Spurs Lively Discussion

August 19, 2009
"Active shooters are a tactical-officer problem not a tactical-team problem," PoliceMag.com SWAT columnist Robert O’Brien said opening the discussion.

Is Time On Your Side?

June 9, 2009

With active shooters, and snipers before them, time is on the bad guys' side, not ours. With lives on the line, every second counts. This lesson about time wasn't fully learned until the deadly Columbine High School attack.

Chicago Police Say Gunman Killed After Shooting Four

May 7, 2009
Officers shot and killed a gunman Wednesday night after he opened fire in a convenience store in the South Shore neighborhood, then fled and pointed his weapon at pursuing police, Chicago police said.

Tactical Operations Training at TREXPO West

April 29, 2009
For two days I found myself totally immersed in tactical operations, and emerged with newfound tactical knowledge learned from the “best.” I’ve been in the SWAT business in various capacities for many years, yet continue to have a thirst for tactical knowledge that will never be quenched.

Gunman Kills Two and Takes Own Life at Southern California Hospital

April 17, 2009

A pharmacy technician showed up for work at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center on Thursday brandishing two handguns, killed his boss and another manager and then fatally shot himself, witnesses said. A rumor of impending layoffs apparently triggered the attack.

Miami Beach Police Thwart Tourist Shootings, Seize 22 Firearms

April 16, 2009
Police seized 22 rifles and handguns this month from the home of a South Beach waiter after co-workers alleged he planned to gun down beachgoers from atop a condo tower, then trigger car bombs, court records show.

Survival Lessons from Oakland and Pittsburgh

April 15, 2009
The lesson all of us must learn from the Oakland and Pittsburgh tragedies is to honor our fallen brothers in blue by doing whatever it takes to not only survive, or even to win, but to prevail.

Columbine 10-Year Survey: Campuses Improve Security, but Require More Funding

April 8, 2009
University and K-12 campuses have made great strides in their safety and security programs since the April 1999 Columbine High School shooting, according to a survey conducted by Campus Safety magazine.
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