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James Holmes describes 'obsession to kill' in notebook

James Holmes describes 'obsession to kill' in notebook

Notebook that was mailed to James Holmes' psychiatrist before the attack offered the first glimpse into his mental state during the shooting - Full Story

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Police search for motive in deadly ND Wal-Mart shooting

Police search for motive in deadly ND Wal-Mart shooting

An autopsy will determine if a man had drugs or alcohol in his system when he fatally shot one worker and injured a second before killing himself - Full Story

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Training teachers to respond to active shooter incidents

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie interviews Lt. Tim Troxel on the importance of instructing and equipping teachers to respond to a threat in their schools.

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Police: US airman shoots Wal-Mart workers, kills self

He walked into a Wal-Mart and killed one worker and wounded another before turning the gun on himself - Full Story

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Survey: Schools ramping up safety measures post-Newtown

Survey: Schools ramping up safety measures post-Newtown

The uptick came during a four-year span that saw an overall decrease in violent crime reported by schools - Full Story

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Newtown must pay long-term disability to cop after massacre

Officer developed anxiety and depression after responding to the 2012 shooting rampage - Full Story

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NAEMT announces launch of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course Jenifer Goodwin - NAEMT Perspectives

NAEMT announces launch of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course

The new course teaches medical skills for active shooter and mass casualty response - Full Story

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Chief: FBI memo wouldn't have changed Texas terror attack response

Chief said no one at command post set up to monitor the event was aware that the FBI had sent a memo about Elton Simpson hours before the May 3 shooting - Full Story

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Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas terror plot

Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas terror plot

Final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen" - Full Story



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