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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 - 10-43: 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 - 10-43: 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 - 10-43: 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
April 18, 2014
Surviving Columbine but still struggling with the darkness Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Surviving Columbine but still struggling with the darkness

It is not his proximity to death that day that occupied Keith’s thoughts during the ensuing months and years, nor even the question of why he lived and others didn’t - Full Story
April 11, 2014
15 years after Columbine: Why our approach to school killers is a misfire Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

15 years after Columbine: Why our approach to school killers is a misfire

No policy or legislation could address even half of the unique circumstances of school murders - Full Story



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