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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.

Shooters at Mardi Gras Parade Wound Six

February 24, 2009
Six people, including a baby, were injured this afternoon after a shooting spree broke out along the St. Charles Avenue parade route near Second Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Gunman Opens Fire on Dallas Rush Hour Traffic, Kills Two

December 23, 2008
Police were investigating four incidents Monday after the first fatal shooting was reported about 5:40 p.m. in Garland just north of LBJ Freeway. Police are working to establish whether the three shootings in Dallas are related to the Garland one.

What Does Mumbai Mean for Us? (Part 1 of 2)

December 9, 2008
The Mumbai terror attack was a basic raid. It was a version of the same highly effective tactics employed by most SWAT teams, especially for multiple, simultaneous raids and searches. It was a testament to the devastating and deadly effects of stealth, surprise, shock, and speed.

Active Shooters Can Kill Cops, Too

October 1, 2008
Every tick of the clock means more victims. The faster the response, the fewer the victims.

Another School Year, Another School Shooting

September 12, 2008
With the school year barely begun, there has already been another school shooting to report. This time, at South High School in Willoughby, Ohio. Fortunately, this time, no one was shot. However, the close call sent shockwaves of fear throughout this suburban Cleveland community.

Active Shooters and SWAT

June 11, 2008
In Columbine’s wake, the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) developed the rapid deployment first-responder team tactic currently in use throughout the nation. But in many, if not most, departments, officers from the SWAT team conduct the active shooter training program.

Active Shooter Response Revisited: Part 1

May 28, 2008
After Columbine, American law enforcement was forced to take a long, hard look at active shooter response. Now a new report challenges our current thinking on response to such incidents.
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