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Why patrol must train to SWAT-level threat recognition Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Why patrol must train to SWAT-level threat recognition

Cops face the threat of anti-cop factions who not only encourage hate and bias against police, but encourage violent attacks against officers — recognizing which is which is critical in today’s age - Full Story

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Man who shot Va. journalists 'waiting to go BOOM'

Man who shot Va. journalists 'waiting to go BOOM'

The killer had a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired before due to conflicts with co-workers - Full Story

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How can virtual training simulators be more realistic for cops? P1 Community - The Question

How can virtual training simulators be more realistic for cops?

Virtual simulators can provide vital training to cops on how to handle a number of different scenarios – here are five ways they could be made more realistic - Full Story

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Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist'

Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist'

Biden's comments came at a memorial to the five servicemen killed in a shooting rampage by Kuwait-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez - Full Story

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Suspect in Tenn. theater attack armed with fake gun

Suspect in Tenn. theater attack armed with fake gun

The homeless man with psychological issues entered theater armed with pepper spray, an airsoft pellet gun and an ax - Full Story

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Rapid Response: Nashville Metro PD showed us how active shooter response is done Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Rapid Response: Nashville Metro PD showed us how active shooter response is done

What lessons from the incident today in Tennessee can you take with you if the next active shooter incident happens in your jurisdiction? - Full Story

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Police: Tenn. theater shooting suspect dead

Police: Tenn. theater shooting suspect dead

The suspect, who was not identified, was armed with a gun and a hatchet - Full Story

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Miss. courthouse shooter's bail set at $300K

Miss. courthouse shooter's bail set at $300K

Suspect charged with fatal shooting of defendant outside courthouse - Full Story

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2nd man questioned after report of shooting on National Mall

Officials said that a man later found in the car hours later was apprehended on a traffic charge - Full Story

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New gun background check bill proposed

Backed by the NRA, legislation would limit the ability of mentally troubled people to buy firearms - Full Story



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