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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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Judge sets new Dec. trial date for Colo. theater gunman

Defendant James Holmes had been scheduled go on trial in October, but the judge ordered a delay - Full Story

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1 wounded in Las Vegas shopping mall shooting

Police are looking for a gunman after one person was shot in the shoulder at a Las Vegas mall - Full Story

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Report: Police couldn't access live video of Navy Yard attacks

The contract security guard who was monitoring the surveillance videos locked the door to the control room and didn't contact law enforcement - Full Story

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Sandy Hook shooting responders honored

Sandy Hook shooting responders honored

Connecticut State Police honored more than 300 people, including state and local police, firefighters, emergency dispatchers, paramedics, psychiatrists and forensic examiners - Full Story

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States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

As officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings, some are turning to a gun seizure law pioneered in Conn. 15 years ago - Full Story

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NM boy in school shooting gets maximum sentence

12-year-old boy opened fire in a middle school gym earlier this year - Full Story

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Dad of UCSB mass murderer hopes to prevent killings

Dad of UCSB mass murderer hopes to prevent killings

Father of the young man who killed six and injured 13 near UCSB last month says it's his "duty" to help prevent future mass killings - Full Story

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Ga. schools resist arming teachers despite new law

School leaders are turning down a new option to arm teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer - Full Story

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Teen who planned massacre idolized Columbine gunman

Teen who planned massacre idolized Columbine gunman

Minn. teen accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates mocked the attacks on the Boston Marathon and Sandy Hook Elementary School as "pretty lame" - Full Story

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Can ballistic blankets protect kids from shooters, disasters?

Ballistic blanket promises protection against 90 percent of weapons used in U.S. school shootings



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