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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.

Officer Who Stopped N.C. Nursing Home Shooting Says: "It Was Scary"

April 6, 2009

The police officer who shot a man suspected of killing seven patients and a nurse last weekend at a North Carolina nursing home said in a television interview that "it was very scary" to be walking the halls of the facility, looking for the gunman.

Police: 14 Killed in NY Rampage

April 3, 2009

A gunman walked into an immigrant services center in Binghamton, N.Y., and opened fire on Friday, killing 13 people before he killed himself, police said. Another four people were in critical condition.

Dozen Hostages Killed, Shooter Dead at NY Immigrant Center

April 3, 2009
Gov. David Paterson says 12 or 13 people were killed in an attack on an immigration services center in Binghamton, N.Y.

Source: 4 Die, Up to 40 Held Hostage in Upstate NY Shootings

April 3, 2009

A lone gunman began shooting Friday in an immigration services building in Binghamton, New York, killing at least four people, a law enforcement source close to the situation said.

Four People Shot, 41 Hostages Taken at Immigration Center in Upstate New York

April 3, 2009
Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan told the local Press & Sun Bulletin newspaper that the gunman had a high-powered rifle. The shooter was described by local media as an Asian male in a green jacket.

Lone Officer Subdued N.C. Nursing Home Shooter

March 31, 2009
When he jumped out of his patrol car at Pinelake Health and Rehab, Officer Justin Garner of the Carthage Police Department knew he couldn't wait for backup. He pulled his .40-caliber Glock handgun and walked into the nursing home, a convoluted building the size of a small shopping center.

N.C. Cop Wounded in Nursing Home Attack Treated and Released

March 30, 2009
A Carthage police officer, Justin Garner, 25, was shot in the leg during the incident, but he was treated at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst and released.

Wounded N.C. Officer Praised for "Heroic" Actions that Ended Nursing Home Slaughter

March 30, 2009
A witness told CNN affiliate WRAL-TV that the shooter was armed with a rifle, a shotgun and other weapons. The officer who stopped him, Justin Garner, "acted in nothing short of a heroic manner" and probably stopped the carnage from being worse, Moore County District Attorney Maureen Krueger said.

Officials Identify Alabama Gunman

March 12, 2009
He first killed his mother and the family dogs in Kinston, Ala., the authorities said, then drove 10 miles to Samson, where he shot five members of his extended family, including the uncle who had raised him.

Witnesses Describe Deadly Rampage by Southeast Alabama Shooter

March 12, 2009
As authorities worked today to piece together the chain of events that left a trail of bodies across this tight-knit, largely agricultural corner of southeast Alabama, the question on many residents' lips was, "Why?"

Deputy's Wife and Daughter Killed by Alabama Gunman

March 11, 2009
Instead of heading home, the deputy drove to Reliable Metal Products plant in the nearby town of Geneva, where the gunman had shot and killed himself after a bloody rampage in southern Alabama in which he killed 10 people -- including relatives and apparent strangers.

Authorities: Ala. Shooter Trained as a Cop

March 11, 2009
A gunman who killed 10 people and himself in the worst mass shooting in Alabama history had trained as a police officer and quit a job at a nearby sausage plant days before the deadly spree, authorities said Wednesday.

Ballistic Transformer

March 1, 2009

Imagine one item that can be deployed as a bomb blanket, a ballistic shield, and a litter for moving the wounded, just for starters. Protective Products International's Multi-Functional Armor Blanket (MFAB) does all this and more.

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