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Trump Presents Medals to Ohio Officers who Stopped Dayton Active Shooter

“These incredible patriots responded to the worst violence and most barbaric hatred with the best of American courage, character and strength,” Trump said in remarks from the East Room Monday morning.

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Texas Officer Grateful for Woman's Note of Thanks Left on Squad Car

An officer with the Odessa Police Department took to social media to thank a woman who left a kind note of gratitude for his service and the service of his fellow officers to their community.

California Police Thwart Possible Mass Shooting Attack

Police in Long Beach arrested a man who threatened to commit a mass shooting at his workplace this week.

California Sheriff's Office to Issue Patrol Rifles to Deputies at Large-Scale Events

The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office announced on that some of its deputies will be armed with patrol rifles while staffing larg- scale events.

Florida Deputies Stop Active Shooter at Grocery Store

Deputies with the Escambia County (FL) Sheriff's Office responded to a disturbance at a grocery store on Thursday afternoon, finding upon arrival an armed suspect shooting at customers inside the store.

Border Patrol Agent was Guardian Angel for El Paso Mass Shooting Victim

CBP officer Donna Sifford helped tend to Grant’s wounds and got him to safety and medical care. “She was there for me. She never left my side,” he said.

FBI Launches Domestic Terrorism Investigation of Gilroy Shooting

Federal authorities have launched a domestic terrorism investigation into the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in California that left three dead, authorities said at a news conference on Tuesday.

Video: Dayton Police Ended Shooting Rampage in 30 Seconds

"While this is a terribly sad day for our city, I'm amazed by the quick response of the Dayton Police that saved literally hundreds of lives," Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley said.

Officers Praised for "Remarkable" Response to El Paso Walmart Shooting

El Paso Mayor Dee Morgan praised the officers for "remarkable police work" that saved lives and for capturing the suspect without firing a shot. In a press conference Saturday evening Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressed "incredible gratitude" for law enforcement "minimizing the loss of life by confronting the shooter."

An Argument for Equipping More Police Officers with Patrol Rifles

Too many active shooter incidents are conducted by assailants with long guns—Parkland, Sutherland Springs, San Bernardino, Newtown, and others—and police officers need to have the appropriate equipment to respond to such attacks.