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The Active Shooter topic gives patrol officers and SWAT team members an invaluable resource to find news articles, tactical tips, and expert commentary for active shooter response - from setting up an outer and inner perimeter, to new breaching techniques and advanced precision rifle skills, to advice to pass to your family in the event of an off-duty active shooter encounter.
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Why our approach to school killers is a misfire

Why our approach to school killers is a misfire

There are some words that chill the heart. They become descriptors of other events and a standard by which evil and destruction are measured. Pearl Harbor set us off to war. Nine-eleven reordered our government. - Full Story

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15 years after Columbine: Why our approach to school killers is a misfire Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

15 years after Columbine: Why our approach to school killers is a misfire

No policy or legislation could address even half of the unique circumstances of school murders - Full Story

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No clear security fixes for violence on military installations

No clear security fixes for violence on military installations

Security experts say the sad truth is that there is probably no practical way of preventing members of the armed forces or civilian employees from carrying guns onto big installations like Fort Hood - Full Story

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2 lessons from the second Fort Hood active killer

2 lessons from the second Fort Hood active killer

There are lessons to be learned from the murderous rampage this week at Fort Hood, but far too many people have failed to learn them before, and I’m not confident this tragedy will enlighten them either - Full Story

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2 major lessons from Fort Hood's second active killer Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

2 major lessons from Fort Hood's second active killer

There are lessons to be learned from the murderous rampage this week at Fort Hood, but far too many people have failed to learn them before, and I’m not confident this tragedy will enlighten them now - Full Story

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Same Fort Hood gun store linked to base rampage

Same Fort Hood gun store linked to base rampage

A second mass shooting at the Texas military base has been linked to guns bought at the squat brick store - Full Story

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15 years after Columbine: How the media turned me into a 'gun control advocate' Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

15 years after Columbine: How the media turned me into a 'gun control advocate'

If an active shooter is not stopped as they progress through the first four phases, the only way they can be stopped is by my version of gun control during the fifth phase — here’s my definition of gun control - Full Story

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Details emerge in Fort Hood shooting

Details emerge in Fort Hood shooting

The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member shortly before the attack - Full Story

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Active shooter at Fort Hood

An active shooter has been reported at the Fort Hood military base in Texas.



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