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5 Things to Know When Buying Ballistic Shields
Dale Taylor, CEO of Blueridge Armor, estimates about 60% of the shields out there offer protection against handgun rounds while only about 40% are rifle rated. True cost is a factor, with the rifle-rated shields costing more, but weight also comes into play.
February 7, 2023
After Uvalde: Police Undergo Active Shooter Training with Renewed Vigor
Uvalde will be recorded in the annals of police history as a "teaching moment" much in the same manner as the Columbine massacre, which everyone in the business of training law enforcement thought had changed the way in which active shooter response was to be done.
July 22, 2022
TX Committee Report on Uvalde Mass Shooting Finds “Egregious Poor Decision Making”
The Investigating Committee on the Robb Elementary Shooting provided its Interim Report 2022 to the Texas House of Representatives and reports the school district police department failed to implement and follow its own active shooter plan. The report states the committee found “systemic failures and egregious poor decision making.”
July 18, 2022
TX Media Releases Surveillance Video Showing Police Response to Uvalde School Shooting
The 77-minute video obtained by the Austin American-Statesman and KVUE shows the hallway during the attack.
July 13, 2022
ALERRT Assessment of Uvalde School Shooting Provides Detailed Timeline of Police Response
From 12:21:16 until 12:34:38, a continuous conversation takes place in the south hallway, involving UCISD PD Chief Arredondo and a UPD officer discussing tactical options and considerations including snipers, windows, and how to get into the classroom. They also discussed who has the keys, testing keys, the probability of the door being locked, and if kids and teachers are dying or dead. (BWC)
July 7, 2022
ALERRT Finds 3 Missed Opportunities That Could Have Stopped Uvalde School Shooter
The report says the UPD officer “was armed with a rifle and sighted in to shoot the attacker; however, he asked his supervisor for permission to shoot. The UPD officer did not hear a response and turned to get confirmation from his supervisor. When he turned back to address the suspect, the suspect had already entered the west hall exterior door.”
July 6, 2022
Uvalde School Chief Says He Was Not Incident Commander, Explains Why He Chose Not to Take His Radios
“I didn’t issue any orders,” Arredondo says. “I called for assistance and asked for an extraction tool to open the door.”
June 10, 2022
Retired Chiefs Among Experts Tapped for DOJ Incident Review of Uvalde Mass Shooting Response
The assessment will examine issues including policies, training, communications, deployment and incident command, tactics, and practices as they relate to preparing for and responding to active shooter events, as well as the post-incident response.
June 9, 2022
AP Releases Minute-by-Minute Timeline of Uvalde Attack
The investigation of the massacre is ongoing, but much is already known about the nearly two hours that passed between when authorities say Salvador Ramos shot his grandmother and when police radio traffic indicated that the 18-year-old gunman was dead.
May 30, 2022
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