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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.

13 Dead, Officer Shot In D.C. Rampage

September 16, 2013
At least 13 people died and several others, including a police officer, were wounded in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning.

Fla. Rampage Shooter Left Victim List

August 27, 2013
A 72-year-old Lake Butler man who killed himself after fatally shooting his former boss and a coworker and wounding two others left a hand-written note listing targets.

Fort Hood Suspect Convicted, Eligible for Death

August 23, 2013
A military jury on Friday found Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan guilty of carrying out the largest mass murder at a military installation in American history.

School Clerk Convinced Ga. Gunman to Surrender

August 22, 2013
Ronald McNair Discovery Learning Academy bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff is being hailed as a hero for talking down Michael Brandon Hill who threatened to shoot up the school.

Gunman Brought 500 Rounds to Atlanta-Area School

August 21, 2013
The man who walked into a DeKalb County, Ga., elementary school Tuesday armed with an AK-47 brought nearly 500 rounds of ammo, authorities said Wednesday.

Shots Fired at Atlanta-Area Grade School

August 20, 2013
The alleged gunman entered the school and talked to a clerk. The man, who was dressed in black and had an AK-47, surrendered peacefully after being confronted by police officers.

N.J. Officers Train to Engage Active Shooters

August 20, 2013
An active shooter drill today at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, N.J., tested the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Fort Hood Officer Recounts Shooting

August 16, 2013
Kimberly Munley, who was laid off from the civilian base police force in 2011, responded to the Soldier Readiness Processing site on Nov. 5, 2009 after Maj. Nidal Hasan allegedly opened fire.

Fort Hood Defendant: 'I Am the Shooter'

August 6, 2013
Nearly four years after going on a deadly shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army base here in 2009, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan told a jury of senior Army officers on Tuesday that "the evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter."
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