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August 22, 2007
Revisiting the Amish schoolhouse massacre Rick Armellino - Outside the Box

Revisiting the Amish schoolhouse massacre

By Rick Armellino Director and CEO of Baker Ballistics, LLC When visitors do not brighten peoples' days... - Full Story
July 23, 2007
When they come to kill the kids: The critical need for Rick Armellino - Outside the Box

When they come to kill the kids: The critical need for "Immediate Action Rapid Deployment" in school invasions

By Rick Armellino Baker Ballistics, LLC. The nightmare scenario Two armed men carrying handguns and knapsacks... - Full Story
April 20, 2007
The Lethal Employee Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

The Lethal Employee

By Bill Lewinski Reprinted from The Police Marksman Workplace violence has recently exploded into the... - Full Story
April 20, 2007
Why we won’t learn from Virginia Tech: The problem with hindsight bias Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

Why we won’t learn from Virginia Tech: The problem with hindsight bias

By Dave Smith In the days following the mass killings on the campus of Virginia Tech, a broad array of... - Full Story
April 20, 2007
Active shooter articles, insights & training resources Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.) - Securing the Homeland

Active shooter articles, insights & training resources

By Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster “Active Shooter” is a phrase coined by law enforcement that... - Full Story
April 20, 2007
School Violence: The psychology of youthful mass murder and what to do about it Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

School Violence: The psychology of youthful mass murder and what to do about it

By Dr. Laurence MillerQ: Just when we were so preoccupied with the fear of terrorism, now comes news... - Full Story
April 20, 2007
Tips for major incident media relations in the wake of the Virginia Tech shooting Dr. Richard Weinblatt - Weinblatt's Tips

Tips for major incident media relations in the wake of the Virginia Tech shooting

By Richard B. Weinblatt, PoliceOne Columnist In the wake of the horrific Virginia Tech shooting, the... - Full Story
April 16, 2007
5 phases of the Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

5 phases of the "Active Shooter"

Imagine yourself sitting in a restaurant one morning. You look up from your paper and the waitress says,... - Full Story
April 16, 2007
Shepherds and Wolves: Thoughts on arming those who protect our schools Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

Shepherds and Wolves: Thoughts on arming those who protect our schools

Thirty-three dead at Virginia Tech, many more injured…the numbers are staggering [Read the news reports].... - Full Story
October 30, 2006
Lessons learned by Denver cops who hunted an active killer Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Lessons learned by Denver cops who hunted an active killer

By Chuck Remsberg Senior PoliceOne Contributor Sponsored by Blauer [Editor's note:In Part 1 we followed... - Full Story



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