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5 Active Shooter Training Scenarios

December 29, 2011
Staying ready to meet the threat of an active shooter should be one of the primary goals of your tactical unit. With that in mind, let's cover five training scenarios to sharpen your saw.

Ghosts of SWAT Past, Present, and Future

December 15, 2011
As 2011 comes to a close, this would be a good time to reflect on SWAT's past, present and future (apologies to Charles Dickens). While we can't accurately predict the future, we can trace the evolution of tactical units from yesteryear, understand today's challenged, and perhaps glimpse tomorrow's trend.

Ex-Employee Opens Fire In Chicago FedEx Building

November 17, 2011
A former employee opened fire in a FedEx facility near Chicago's Midway International Airport this morning, sending workers scrambling for cover before turning the gun on himself.

Tactical Training Conference Benefits NLEOMF

November 2, 2011
Awareness Protective Consultants (Team APC) will host a tactical training conference in February for law enforcement officers to benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Grossman on Media Violence

October 27, 2011

Author, scholar, and warrior Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (U.S. Army Ret.) returned to POLICE-TREXPO East this year with his presentation "The Bulletproof Mind."

Calif. Mass-Shooting Suspect Suffered from PTSD

October 13, 2011
Former tugboat crewman Scott Dekraai, 42, began suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a 2007 tugboat accident that crippled his leg. He has a history of mental illness, including bipolar disorder and mood swings.

8 Dead In Calif. Salon Massacre

October 12, 2011
A man opened fire inside a crowded hair salon in a sedate southern California city, eventually killing eight people and critically injuring a ninth as they desperately tried to flee. Seal Beach Police officers recovered body armor and multiple weapons, when they arrested him during a traffic stop.

Quarry Shooter Told Boy He Would 'Kill Some People'

October 6, 2011
The trio of Santa Clara County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputies who encountered Shareef Allman this morning fatally shot him a day after his workplace rampage. Allman was holding a handgun, while crouching behind a car in a Sunnyvale neighborhood.

Search Underway for Calif. Quarry Killer

October 5, 2011
A disgruntled worker at a Cupertino, Calif., rock quarry opened fire on fellow workers this morning, killing two and wounding six before escaping. Tactical officers and K-9 units are now searching for Allman.

Wash. Cops Fatally Shoot School Gunman Who Fired at Pedestrians

September 26, 2011
Issaquah (Wash.) Police officers fatally shot a man armed with two rifles fired at officers and pedestrians after entering school grounds during a football game. He had also attempted to break into a vehicle and backhoe.

Video: Officers Exonerated In Ark. Courthouse Shooting

September 22, 2011
James Ray Palmer, 48, entered the Crawford County Courthouse in Van Buren on Sept. 13 with several handguns and a rifle. He began searching for Judge Gary Cottrell and, after entering his office, fired at staff members.

Arkansas Courthouse Shooting

September 22, 2011

James Ray Palmer entered a courthouse in Van Buren, Ark., on Sept. 13 and opened fire inside a judge's office. Responding officers struck Palmer as he exited the courthouse.

Sheriff: IHOP Attack Worst In Carson City's History

September 8, 2011
The Carson City County (Nev.) Sheriff described a gunman's killing of four people at an IHOP restaurant this week as "the most devastating attack in Carson City's history."

Five Dead In Nevada IHOP Rampage

September 6, 2011
Three uniformed National Guard members were killed by a man who opened fire this morning in a Carson City, Nev., IHOP restaurant before shooting himself.

N.Y. Teen Girl Paralyzed In Shooting at 'Drama Free' Queens Party

August 29, 2011
About 100 people were packed into a backyard at the home, when a gunman climbed over a rear fence and opened fire on the crowd, striking 11 young people around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Active Shooter Response Bag

August 26, 2011
Uncle Mike's Active Shooter Response (ASR) bag has MOLLE compatible webbing for customizing to officer needs, and an outer hook-and-loop strip for visible identification. Multiple elastic and hook-and-loop strips allow for further customization.

Patrol Shields Vs. Active Shooters

August 12, 2011

Newer shields developed with patrol officers in mind are lighter weight and designed to allow officers to shoot while carrying them. They can also easily fit in a patrol car.

Investigators ID Cop Who Ended Ohio Rampage

August 10, 2011
Officer Ben Campbell has served with the agency as a part-time officer since 2000. He was hired by the agency as a full-time patrol officer in 2003.

Former Cop who Confronted Ohio Gunman 'Did What Was Necessary to Do'

August 9, 2011
After Keith Lavery left his house, he joined with a Copley Township PD officer who he described as a "battle buddy." He was asked if he feels like a hero. "I don't feel like a hero," he said. "I feel like what I did was necessary to do, and I would do it again."

Ohio Rampage: How 5 Agencies Responded

August 7, 2011
Five Ohio law enforcement agencies responded and began processing four crime scenes tied to a rampage shooting that left eight people dead on Sunday. Copley Township Police Chief Michael Mier led the coordinated effort to set up a perimeter, secure crime scenes and collect evidence.
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