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July 26, 2014

School shootings redefine roles for today's SROs

At the annual meeting of the National Association of School Resource Officers last week, police trained for active shooter scenarios - Full Story
July 17, 2014

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
July 16, 2014

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
July 12, 2014

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
July 09, 2014
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
July 07, 2014

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
July 03, 2014

NM boy in school shooting gets maximum sentence

12-year-old boy opened fire in a middle school gym earlier this year - Full Story
June 28, 2014
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
June 27, 2014

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
June 26, 2014
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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