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Experts Praise Police Tactical Response to Planned Parenthood Shooting

December 1, 2015
Mass shootings typically last no more than about seven minutes, but a gunman continued firing on police and others for five hours in Friday's attack at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.

Video: Colorado Officer, 2 Civilians Killed by Abortion Clinic Active Shooter

November 28, 2015
A police officer and two civilians were killed at the Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday. The gunman has been detained, according to the Colorado Springs police department, and nine individuals, including five police officers, have been wounded.

Colorado Officer, 2 Civilians Killed by Abortion Clinic Active Shooter

November 28, 2015
A police officer and two civilians were killed at the Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday. The gunman has been detained, according to the Colorado Springs police department, and nine individuals, including five police officers, have been wounded. More Here.

4 Officers Wounded in Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting, Civilians Down

November 27, 2015
A man wearing hunting gear and armed with a long gun was barricaded inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs Friday after repeatedly opening fire on police, wounding four officers and an unknown number of civilians, police said.

D.C. Chief Urges Public to Attack Active Shooters, Terrorists to Save Lives

November 23, 2015
In a surprising comment, Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier is encouraging ordinary citizens to subdue or even kill active gunmen if they can as the “best option for saving lives before police can get there.” More Here.

Video: D.C. Chief Urges Public to Attack Active Shooters, Terrorists to Save Lives

November 23, 2015
In a surprising comment, Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier is encouraging ordinary citizens to subdue or even kill active gunmen if they can as the “best option for saving lives before police can get there.”

Rage Against Active Shooters

November 13, 2015

Given the alarming increase in active shooter incidents, Americans are now forced to construct a mental pre-set to prepare for a lethal encounter with a madman. Fighting back is obviously easier said than done, but playing possum is not a viable survival option.

Police Product Test: TSSI TacOps Active Response Bag

October 30, 2015

TSSI has joined the bail-out bag army with its Active Response bag. The main features of any rapid response bag are here for sure, with the addition of a couple of very smart improvements over the traditional nylon pack.

Oregon Campus Shooter Killed Himself

October 5, 2015
The shooter behind the deadly rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, apparently committed suicide after exchanging gunfire with officers, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said.

More Police Refusing to Name Mass Shooters for Fear of Copycats

October 5, 2015
But when it came time to reveal the shooter's name, Sheriff John Hanlin adamantly refused, saying, "I will not give him the credit he probably sought prior to this horrific and cowardly act."

Video: Army Vet Shot 7 Times Trying to Stop Oregon College Shooter

October 2, 2015
"He ran to the library and pulled the alarms and he was telling people to run, grabbing people, telling them, 'You just have to go,'" witness Hannah Miles said.

Army Vet Shot 7 Times Trying to Stop Oregon College Shooter

October 2, 2015
"He ran to the library and pulled the alarms and he was telling people to run, grabbing people, telling them, 'You just have to go,'" witness Hannah Miles said. More Here.

Video: Sheriff Revises Casualty Count in Oregon College Shooting, Refuses to Name Shooter

October 2, 2015
Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said at least two responding officers acted heroically in a shootout with the gunman, but it was not clear if the gunman was killed by authorities or whether he took his own life.

Sheriff Revises Casualty Count in Oregon College Shooting, Refuses to Name Shooter

October 2, 2015
Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said at least two responding officers acted heroically in a shootout with the gunman, but it was not clear if the gunman was killed by authorities or whether he took his own life. More Here.

Police Say 13 Dead in Mass Shooting at Oregon Community College, Suspect Dead

October 1, 2015
Oregon State Police report 13 people are dead in a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College near Roseburg. The suspect is one of the dead, according to 911 dispatch.

Video: Reporter, Cameraman Killed During Live Virginia News Broadcast, Suspect Shot Himself

August 26, 2015
A gunman killed a reporter and cameraman while they were doing a live news report in Franklin County, Va., Wednesday morning.

Reporter, Cameraman Killed During Live Virginia News Broadcast, Suspect Shot Himself

August 26, 2015
A gunman killed a reporter and cameraman while they were doing a live news report in Franklin County, Va., Wednesday morning. More Here.

Boston Police Foil Planned Attack on Pokemon Tournament

August 23, 2015
The Boston Police Department said Sunday its officers thwarted what could have been a massacre at the Pokemon World Championship held in the city this weekend.

Man Killed by Police After Movie Theater Attack with OC and Hatchet Carried Airsoft Pistol, Hoax Bomb

August 6, 2015
Montana was known to have psychiatric issues, and he had allegedly been committed four times. More Here.

Video: Man Killed by Police After Movie Theater Attack with OC and Hatchet Carried Airsoft Pistol, Hoax Bomb

August 6, 2015
Montana was arrested in Murfreesboro in 2004 for assault and resisting arrest, according to officials. He was known to have psychiatric issues, and he had allegedly been committed four times, twice in 2004 to TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion Mental Health Clinic in Nashville and twice in 2007 to a different facility.
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