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Gilroy Shooting Reveals the Challenges Facing Event Security

The people in charge of security at the Gilroy (CA) Garlic Festival relied on the industry’s best practices, employing tall fences and metal detectors and coordinating among several law enforcement agencies.

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Officer Saved by Vest, 2 Employees Killed in Mississippi Walmart Shooting

Police responded to the scene just minutes after the first 911 calls were received and located the suspect in the parking lot.

CA Officers Engaged Garlic Festival Shooter in Less Than a Minute

Gilroy Chief of Police Scot Smithee told reporters Monday afternoon the attack at the Gilroy Garlic Festival could "have gotten so much worse" if his officers hadn't responded quickly and decisively.

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.

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.

Virginia Beach Police Had Planned to Hold Active Shooter Training for Civilians Over Weekend

The instruction would have included recognizing hostile situations, utilizing common items for defense and a "no-skills needed" maneuver to combat a gunman.

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.

Florida Recordings of Mass Shootings No Longer Public Record

The bill applies to government photo, audio, and video recordings that show the deaths of three or more people, not including the perpetrator, in an incident of mass violence.

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.