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Slain UNC Charlotte Hero Honored by Local Police

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department posthumously awarded that department's the Medal of Valor to the family of Riley Howell, the UNC Charlotte student who was killed while responding to an active shooter on campus last month.

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Slain UNC Charlotte ROTC Student Receives Full Military Burial

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte student who died fighting back against an active shooter attack last week will be laid to rest with full military honors this weekend.

Retired NYPD ESU Detective Disarmed UNC Charlotte Shooter

“I’m proud of my actions yesterday and owe it to all the great member and training that the best unit in the world taught me over the years,” Gundacker wrote in an undated post to a Facebook group for ESU officers.

Charlotte Chief Praises Slain Student for Helping Stop University Gunman

Howell was shot and killed, but his actions delayed the shooter, giving police more time to respond and fellow students a chance to escape.

Video: NC Campus Chief Credits Training for Quick Shooting Response

Chief Jeff Baker says that the speedy and successful response to the shooting on campus on Tuesday was the direct result of significant training his agency has conducted in recent years to deal with such threats.

Minnesota Department Receives Active Shooter Response Gear

Officers with the Duluth (MN) Police Department have been gifted life-saving equipment to be used in the event of an active shooter incident.

Shooter Detection Systems and Mutualink Partner to Improve Emergency Communications

Shooter Detection Systems and Mutualink have joined forces to integrate gunshot detection and location reporting with a first responder interoperability system.

Las Vegas Police Train to Fire Rifles at Elevated Targets

The program is only available to those who have been rifle-certified for at least two years, and the first version was launched in the months leading up to the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting. But after many officers covering the Oct. 1, 2017, festival found themselves unable to take on the killer during the attack, Metropolitan Police Department firearms trainers implemented a new curriculum from scratch.

Video: Canadian Police, Fire Agencies Partner in Active Threat Response

The Vancouver Police Department recently began training together to work closely in delivering potentially life-saving capabilities into "warm zones" in which an active threat may still be lurking.

IN Teachers Complain About Injuries from Airsoft Guns During Active Shooter Training

"During active shooter drill, four teachers at a time were taken into a room, told to crouch down and were shot execution style with some sort of projectiles — resulting in injuries to the extent that welts appeared, and blood was drawn," a statement from the Indiana State Teachers Association on Wednesday said.