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2 Injured in Colorado High School Shooting, Suspected Student Gunman Dead

December 13, 2013
At least two people have been shot at Arapahoe High School in Colorado today and teh suspected shooter is dead, according to sheriff’s deputies.

Man Who Caused Conn. Campus Lockdown Had Rifle, Pistols

December 5, 2013
The armed Fairfield, Conn., man who prompted a lockdown Tuesday at the University of New Haven and other area schools had 2,700 rounds of ammunition in his padlocked bedroom, along with newspaper clippings about the July 2012 shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colo., a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Newtown Shooter was Near School Day Before Attack

November 25, 2013
The data was discovered on a portable GPS device that was found in Lanza's home after the shooting, according to the 48-page summary report released today by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky. The report stated that Lanza did not go directly to the school but was in the vicinity.

Summary of Sandy Hook Shooting Report to be Released Next Monday

November 18, 2013
A summary of the long awaited state police report on the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be released next Monday.

Movement to Contact

November 14, 2013

For us, the purpose of MTC is stop the threat, deny the suspect movement, deny an advantageous tactical position, or collect information to be used in critical next-step decision-making.

Malls Increase Security in Time for Holiday Crowds

November 11, 2013
With just three weeks to go before the busiest U.S. shopping day of the year—the day after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday—government security officials are ramping up efforts to better protect the nation's approximately 109,500 malls and shopping centers.

Tactical Unit was Ordered Away from Navy Yard Rampage

November 11, 2013
It was reasonable for officials to reroute a Capitol Police tactical squad away from the Washington Navy Yard rampage amid concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol after the officers got stuck in traffic, according to a report released Friday that defends the decision.

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.
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