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New Jersey Mall Gunman Found Dead

November 5, 2013
A man who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night was found dead early this morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. No one else was injured.

LAPD Narrowly Missed Stopping Alleged LAX Shooter

November 4, 2013
Officers with the LAPD arrived at suspected LAX shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia's apartment minutes after he left for the airport Friday morning.

LAX Shooter Identified

November 1, 2013
Federal authorities identified the suspected gunman in today's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport as Paul Ciancia, 23, a Los Angeles resident.

Video: Shooter in LAX Airport Shooting was Ticketed Passenger

November 1, 2013
Shots were fired at Terminal 3 of the Los Angeles International Airport this morning. Contradicting earlier reports that the shooter was a TSA agent, authorities are now saying the shooter was a ticketed passenger and he is in critical condition, not killed. The gunman reportedly shot and killed a TSA agent, and several more people were injured.

LAX Camera Captures Passengers Fleeing After Shooting

November 1, 2013

A camera at the Los Angeles International airport captured video of people's reactions as they evacuated about six minutes after a shooter opened fire at Terminal 3.

Read the full story here.

Slain Nev. Teacher a Former Marine

October 22, 2013
Mike Landsberry has been identified as the teacher killed by a 12-year-old student at Sparks Middle School near Reno, Nev.

IACP 2013: Chiefs Want Expanded Background Checks

October 22, 2013
A coalition of police chiefs stepped up their advocacy for extending firearm background checks to private sales, gun shows and online sales, saying the measure is needed to stave off mass shooting attacks.

IACP 2013: Holder Emphasizes Patrol Response to Active Shooters

October 21, 2013
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told law enforcement leaders that patrol officers should be the nation's first line of defense against active shooters while speaking at the IACP Conference in Philadelphia.

2 Dead, 2 Wounded In Nev. School Shooting

October 21, 2013
Two people have died and two boys have been hospitalized as a result of Monday's shooting at Sparks Middle School in northern Nevada.

Beware the Lone Wolf

October 17, 2013

Lone wolves operate on the fringes of extremist movements, with such loose associations being encouraged by terrorist organizations such as al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, and that makes them harder to detect.

Quicker Response to Active Shooters

October 16, 2013

Despite its traditional mission, I always thought our motor unit could assume a more tactical posture and play less of a support role, especially when responding to school shootings. Since motors are such a specialized unit, it is easier to pull them off of their primary missions and redirect them whenever necessary.

NTOA Calls for More Tactical Medical Training for Officers

October 9, 2013
Every police officer should receive basic tactical medical training to better respond to mass violence such as the Navy Yard massacre, Boston Marathon bombing, and other active-shooter attacks, the NTOA announced.

Protecting Our Students and Teachers

October 4, 2013
In northern Kentucky, we are proposing the P.O.S.T. (Protecting Our Students and Teachers) program, which focuses on two aspects—deterrence and immediate armed response.

Hardening Physical Targets

October 1, 2013
With the exception of the military-related attacks at Fort Hood and the Washington Navy Yard, terrorists and criminals are more likely to assault a facility where resistance is minimal—a "soft" target.

Video: Navy Yard Shooter Wielded Sawed-Off Shotgun

September 25, 2013
The FBI has released preliminary findings of the Sept. 16 Washington Navy Yard shooting that includes new details about the shooter's weapons, a timeline of his movements, and his mental state leading up to the shooting.

FBI's Navy Yard Shooter Footage

September 25, 2013

The FBI has released video surveillance footage from the Washington Navy Yard shooting showing Aaron Alexis arriving and stalking the hallways with a shotgun and handgun. Read the full story here.

Disturbed DC Shooter Gets 25 Years

September 19, 2013
A man who planned a mass shooting at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group in Washington last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for the plot that injured a security guard.

FBI: Navy Gunman Used Shotgun in Rampage

September 17, 2013
Aaron Alexis used a legally purchased 12-gauge shotgun to kill 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and likely picked up a Glock handgun from one of his victims, according to the FBI.

Navy Yard Gunman Had Checkered Military Career

September 17, 2013
The man named as the shooter in Monday’s Washington Navy Yard rampage had a highly checkered four-year career as a Navy reservist, a period marked by repeated run-ins with his military superiors and the law, including an incident in which he cursed repeatedly after being thrown out of a nightclub, according to documents and Navy officials.

Suspected D.C. Killer Had Anger Issues

September 16, 2013
Slain suspected Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis suffered from "anger management problems" his family feared was linked to participating in rescue attempts of Sept. 11, 2001 victims, according to a police report.
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