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July 27, 2015
Rapid Response: 3 key takeaways from the Lafayette theater shooting Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: 3 key takeaways from the Lafayette theater shooting

Whether or not Houser was conducting a classic copycat crime may never be known, but similarities in the two incidents cannot be understated - Full Story
July 15, 2015
Where does EMS fit into active shooter response? Lessons from Aurora theater shooting Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Where does EMS fit into active shooter response? Lessons from Aurora theater shooting

There are plenty of firefighters and EMS personnel willing to respond to these dangerous active shooter incidents when they know that they have the proper equipment, training, and police assistance - Full Story
May 15, 2015
NAEMT announces launch of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course Jenifer Goodwin - NAEMT Perspectives

NAEMT announces launch of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course

The new course teaches medical skills for active shooter and mass casualty response - Full Story
January 21, 2015
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
September 03, 2014
2 keys to building award-winning active-killer response training for schools in your jurisdiction Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

2 keys to building award-winning active-killer response training for schools in your jurisdiction

In St. Charles Parish, the law enforcers and educators leveraged a strong relationship and a mutual desire to protect kids in their classrooms to win the 2014 National School Safety Award - Full Story
May 30, 2014
Want to prevent Isla Vista-style attacks? Hint: It's not about the guns Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Want to prevent Isla Vista-style attacks? Hint: It's not about the guns

Legislators continue to focus on guns, but we also cannot allow the dangerously mentally ill to have access to the myriad other killing tools readily at their disposal in the kitchen drawer, tool shed, or sporting goods store - Full Story
May 20, 2014
The app that could stop killers in our classrooms Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

The app that could stop killers in our classrooms

Hero911 is a downloadable mobile app that has the potential to save many, many lives - Full Story
April 18, 2014
Looking into the minds of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold Greg Sancier - Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!

Looking into the minds of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold

Unlike Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, or James Holmes at a movie theater in Colorado, or Jared Loughner outside an Arizona shopping center, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold did not have discernable psychiatric diagnoses - Full Story
April 18, 2014
How the story of the Columbine gunmen defies any prototype Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

How the story of the Columbine gunmen defies any prototype

Klebold and Harris managed to forever change the way law enforcement looked at active shooter situations - Full Story
April 18, 2014
The dangerously mentally ill: Spotting the signs to prevent tragedy Greg Sancier - Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!

The dangerously mentally ill: Spotting the signs to prevent tragedy

Part two of an active killers series explores behavioral cues of the dangerously mentally ill - Full Story



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