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Las Vegas Police Issue After-Action Report on 2017 Mass Shooting

The Las Vegas Police Department has issued an after-action report containing 93 recommendations to improve response to any future mass-casualty event.

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Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation Following Mass Shootings

The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation voted 13-0 last week to strip the Broward County Sheriff's Office of the accreditation following a review of the agency's response to two different mass shootings.

Maine Police Department Conducts Safety Training for Houses of Worship

The Winslow (ME) Police Department recently hosted a free safety seminar for members of houses of worship in the central part of the state.

Looking Back: Body Cams, Columbine, and Digital Aging

In past June issues, POLICE covered rudimentary age progressed photo technology, the infamous Columbine High School shooting, and the introduction of body cameras for officers. Here is a look back at the pages of POLICE Magazine 10, 20, and 30 years ago.

How Phoenix is Addressing the Active Shooter Threat

Through special training for all public safety personnel, the nation’s fifth largest city is taking steps to mitigate the terror and tragedy of an attack.

Johnson Controls Releases Advanced Gunshot Detection and Early Warning System

By providing early notification and precise location of the shooter, Johnson Controls' new Detect360 Active Shooter Response (ASR) system is designed to give occupants time to find safety and allow police and security personnel to mitigate the threat up to 60% faster.

Video: Active Shooter Killed by Federal Officers Outside Dallas Courthouse

Clyde's Facebook page reportedly featured rants about the U.S. government — including talking about Ruby Ridge and the Branch Davidians.

Video: Gunfight Between Officers and VA Beach Gunman Lasted More Than 10 Minutes

Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said the gunman opened fire on four of his officers immediately after they made contact with him on the second floor of the building and the exchange of fire between officers and the suspect was "double-digit minutes" long.

Virginia Police Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest in Response to Tragic Active Shooter Event

An officer with the Virginia Beach Police Department was struck by gunfire while responding to an active shooter event at a municipal building that left 11 innocents dead on Friday afternoon. Six other people were wounded in the attack. The gunman was also reportedly killed during a gunfight with responding officers.

(Video) Police Trainer Don Alwes on Active Shooter Response

Don Alwes discusses some of the pre-attack behaviors that might indicate an imminent attack, as well as ways in which law enforcement can improve its response when an active shooter event does occur.