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(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.

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California Student Hurls Trash Can at Officers During School Arrest

Officers with the Stockton (CA) Police Department were called to a local high school to deal with a rowdy student who had been fighting with other students on Friday. When they arrived and attempted to effect an arrest, another student hurled a garbage can at them.

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.

Student Wanted to Shoot Ex-Girlfriend, Others at School—Nobody Hurt in Incident

A student at a New Mexico high school said in a note that he wanted to shoot his ex-girlfriend and others at the Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho on Valentine's Day.

Off-Duty Officer Takes Action on Teen's School Threat in Online Video Game

An off-duty officer with the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department was playing an online video game when he heard another player make a threat against a school.

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.

Teen Gunman Exchanges Gunfire with Police, Kills Self at Indiana School

A teenage gunman at a middle school in Richmond, IN, reportedly opened fire on police outside the school before killing himself.

Florida Police Reportedly Prevent Pre-Teen Girls' "Satan-Worship" School Attack

Two young girls—ages 11 and 12—who attend Bartow Middle School were arrested Tuesday on charges that they planned to conduct a stabbing attack at the school.

Teen Suspect Who Threatened 2 Virginia Schools is Arrested

The Manassas (VA) Police department said in a statement that the agency received information about a threat to Manassas City Schools on October 21, 2018.

SRO Bailout Bag Essentials

Are you ready for an active shooter call? SRO Rich Portwood takes you through his recommendations for what you need in your bailout bag.