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Newtown Considers Retired Officers for School Security

March 6, 2013
Newtown (Conn.) Police Chief Michael Kehoe has proposed hiring retired officers as "school security officers" to help beef up security at district schools.

Rethinking Active Shooter Response

February 25, 2013

The threat of active shooters is on the minds of both the public and law enforcement. Now that so many people in law enforcement and the public are looking for ways to prevent active shooter attacks, it's time to rethink the way that we respond to these attacks.

Report Identifies Newtown Gunman's Disorder

February 20, 2013
The gunman who shot 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in December couldn't handle being touched by anyone but his mother.

Protecting the Children

February 20, 2013

FLEOA does not support anyone using the Second Amendment as a scapegoat for the Newtown tragedy. Instead, FLEOA is recommending a Safety Summit that includes law enforcement, the NRA, and legislators.

Calif. Lawmakers Propose Arming Teachers

January 30, 2013
A group of seven Republican state lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would allow school districts to use education funds to train teachers, administrators and janitors to use guns so they can protect campuses from violent intruders.

Newtown Responders Suffer from PTSD

January 29, 2013
At least one Newtown (Conn.) Police officer has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress and several others report psychological effects from responding to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Obama Asks Police To Help Pass Gun Legislation

January 28, 2013
President Obama enlisted selected law enforcement leaders Monday to keep the political pressure on Congress to pass new gun-control legislation as a response to three public shootings.

Conn. State Police ID Weapons In Newtown Shooting

January 22, 2013
The Connecticut State Police has released details about the specific weapons recovered from the scene of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 14 in Newtown.

Newtown Chief Calls for Assault Weapons Ban

January 20, 2013
Top police commanders from several of Connecticut's cities and towns have thrown their weight behind Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe, who inserted himself firmly into the gun-control debate last week by calling for a ban on assault weapons.

Nashville Police Allowed To Carry AR-15s

January 20, 2013
In response to the recent mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., and others, the Metro Nashville Police Department will allow trained officers to carry their personal AR-15 rifles inside their vehicles while on duty.

New York Bans Semi-Auto Rifles, High-Cap Magazines

January 15, 2013
New York is set to become the first state to enact stricter gun control laws after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting on Dec. 14.

Ala. Teen Arrested for School Bomb Plot

January 7, 2013
A Russell County, Ga., teenager faces charges of felony attempted assault after authorities discovered his plan to carry out an explosive attack on his high school.

Police Links: Shootings Mar Glad Tidings

December 28, 2012
December encompasses a large part of the holiday season, so it's sad when a tragedy like the Newtown, Conn., school shooting mars this time of year's glad tidings. That's why it's so nice to hear a sweet story about two Port Authority officers who helped safely deliver a baby in New York's Holland Tunnel.

Insurer Limits Benefits for Traumatized Newtown Responders

December 27, 2012
Some of the police officers who responded to the school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven't been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck.

NRA Calls for Armed Officers in All Schools

December 21, 2012
Saying the only thing that will stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre called for armed officers in all schools today during a press conference at the organization's headquarters.

Gun Rights: Keep Up the Fight

December 21, 2012

The Newtown massacre could have as much effect on the firearms industry as 9/11 had on the airline industry. And it may result in the hasty passage of ill-conceived laws and onerous regulations that accomplish nothing but depriving law-abiding Americans of their rights.

Man Arrested at Va. School for 'Rifle' Stunt

December 20, 2012
Shenandoah County (Va.) Sheriff's deputies arrested a 33-year-old man Wednesday for entering a school bearing the same name as the one where the Conn. shooting occurred carrying a 2-by-4 board with the words "high-powered rifle."

Police Readers Oppose Assault Weapon Ban

December 20, 2012
A full 84% of those officers who chose to answer the question (498) said that restricting the sale of "assault weapons" would not reduce the number of mass murder incidents such as the Newtown Massacre.

A Whole Village to Raise…Only One Madman To Destroy

December 20, 2012
I often wondered if the school would begrudge my occasionally sitting in some unoccupied office as I wrote for POLICE. And I had every reason to suspect that other officers would be willing to stop by the school and lend an unsubsidized vigil.

Teacher Pension Fund Review Causes Sale of Firearms Conglomerate

December 18, 2012
Cerberus Capital Management announced plans to sell its stake in firearms conglomerate Freedom Group after one of the company's guns was used in the Connecticut school rampage.
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