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POLICE-TREXPO East started today in Chantilly, Va., and one of the highlights was the class on the Mumbai massacre taught by Don Alwes. Alwes is a lead instructor for the National Tactical Officers Association who specializes in active shooters and homeland security. Police Magazine's Editor David Griffith interviewed Alwes about active shooter response tactics and what the bad guys are doing to counter.
The McKinney (Texas) Police Department's Deputy Chief Scott Brewer speaks at a press conference to brief the media on Tuesday's shooting in front of the agency's headquarters.
Like civilians trapped in a store, bank, or restaurant when a gunman barges in and starts shooting, the Fort Hood soldiers were left with their bare hands as their only weapons.
More than 60 officers attended an Active Shooter Panel discussion at TREXPO East, participating in a lively discussion of how to respond to lone gunmen, coordinated attacks, and even terrorist incidents.
POLICE Magazine editor David Griffith recently spoke with "Columbine" author Dave Cullen about the psychology of Eric Harris, law enforcement response the day of the massacre, the investigation, and how school shootings can be prevented.