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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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Tiny Mo. town mourns after gunman kills 7, himself

Tiny Mo. town mourns after gunman kills 7, himself

36-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge used a .45-caliber handgun to kill two people each at three homes - Full Story

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8 shot to death, including gunman, in Mo. rampage

8 shot to death, including gunman, in Mo. rampage

Gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage in a small Missouri town - Full Story

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Report: Man in Santa Barbara rampage searched how to kill silently

Report: Man in Santa Barbara rampage searched how to kill silently

A young man went online to find ways to kill silently with a knife just before stabbing his first three victims — one of them 94 times - Full Story

Videos

How dispatchers should handle active shooter calls

This Dispatcher Active Shooter specialized call type video provides the necessary training in preparing you to handle the high priority/specialized call types that do not happen everyday.

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LAX passengers trample each other in panic after false-gunman warning

"Misinformed announcement" near a boarding area apparently stemmed from a police pursuit of an unarmed driver that ended outside Terminal 2 - Full Story

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22 cops, firefighters receive Medal of Valor

22 cops, firefighters receive Medal of Valor

This year's ceremony honored individuals who committed acts of valor between 2011 and 2013 - Full Story

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SWAT medic creates trauma bag for active shooter situations

The bag is designed to be used by a non-medical person during an incident where EMS can’t immediately access the injured due to scene safety restrictions - Full Story

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2 students hurt in shooting outside Md. high school

2 students hurt in shooting outside Md. high school

Suspects in a shooting outside a basketball game were still at large Thursday, and police said they haven't ruled out any motives - Full Story

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Colo. theater shooting brings jury excuses as 9K summoned

Colo. theater shooting brings jury excuses as 9K summoned

Even as an unprecedented 9,000 prospective jurors were summoned for questioning, both sides in the mass murder trial are worried about letting too many potential jurors go - Full Story

Columns

4 key takeaways from the Active Shooter Update at SHOT Show Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

4 key takeaways from the Active Shooter Update at SHOT Show

The most important thing Don taught the class was the value of time: time to educate and time to prepare - Full Story



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