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Active Shooter who Opened Fire on Texas Officers Killed in Gunfight

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said that shell casings were found up and down the street for blocks.

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Parkland School Shooting Commission Recommends Rifles, Better Training for SROs

The report contains dozens of recommendations. Some would require action by the governor and Legislature, such as the proposals to allow some teachers to carry guns and increase spending on school security.

Texas Police Arrest Gunman en Route to Church Claiming to 'Fulfill Prophesy'

Police are thanking a concerned citizen and a quick-acting off-duty officer with the Seguin (TX) Police Department for preventing what could have been a tragic incident at a neighborhood church.

Trump's School Safety Commission Favors Arming Teachers

President Donald Trump's school safety commission—a panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos—said that the decision to arm teachers to respond to potential active shooters should be left to state and local authorities, not the Federal government.

Sergeant Killed in California Mass Shooting was Struck by "Friendly Fire"

Authorities reported Friday that the Ventura County Sheriff’s sergeant killed during the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in October was struck by "friendly fire" during the firefight with the gunman.

Kentucky Police Believe They Stopped Possible Active Shooter Attack

Police had responded to LB Manufacturing in Springfield after the department was called about a suspicious person in a vehicle nearby.

Florida Police Commander Criticized Over Parkland Attack Response Resigns

Commander Jan Jordan had been described in testimony before a commission investigating the Valentine's Day massacre as being "ineffective" and having a "dream-like" nature to her speech during the incident.

Florida Captain Was "Dream Like" During Response to Parkland School Shooting

According to the Miami Herald, a commission investigating the Feb. 14 massacre was told that the Broward Sheriff's Office captain who took charge of the scene during the incident was "ineffective" and had a "dream-like" nature to her speech during the incident.

Report: Some Deputies Don't Remember Active Shooter Training Prior to Parkland Massacre

According to a new report, some deputies with the Broward County (FL) Sheriff’s Office couldn’t remember the last time they attended mass-shooter training—others couldn't recall what they'd learned when they did attend.

Responding to the Active Shooter

Nearly two decades after Columbine there shouldn't be any question as to what we as law enforcement should do in an active shooter situation. We have to respond as safely as possible, grab what we have with us, and stop the killing.