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The Active Shooter topic gives patrol officers and SWAT team members an invaluable resource to find news articles, tactical tips, and expert commentary for active shooter response - from setting up an outer and inner perimeter, to new breaching techniques and advanced precision rifle skills, to advice to pass to your family in the event of an off-duty active shooter encounter.
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March 14, 2014
Words matter: The killers in our classrooms Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Words matter: The killers in our classrooms

In my opinion, Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman is the world’s leading authority on juvenile mass... - Full Story
March 14, 2014
15 years after Columbine: 15 'big ideas' for stopping school massacres Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

15 years after Columbine: 15 'big ideas' for stopping school massacres

“We need to make a stand right now that our schools need to be the most important thing we have in this country — not Wall Street, not Capitol Hill, our schools.” — Coach Frank Hall - Full Story
March 10, 2014
Downrange EMS: Critical care when the scene isn't safe Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Downrange EMS: Critical care when the scene isn't safe

Although many EMS staff feel we should never operate in an active shooter environment until police have removed the threat, delay places the wounded at greater risk - Full Story
February 24, 2014
How words can help improve active-shooter response Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How words can help improve active-shooter response

Three police trainers agree that forging a common terminology can help police, fire, and EMS agencies implement a truly multi-disciplinary response to active-shooter incidents - Full Story
February 03, 2014
One year after Dorner: 3 levels of command in a large-scale critical incident Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

One year after Dorner: 3 levels of command in a large-scale critical incident

Major incidents can occur in a jurisdiction of any size, including small venues with limited response assets - Full Story
January 31, 2014
How massacres are refining training techniques Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

How massacres are refining training techniques

Each unique tragedy contains lessons that can improve response to the next one - Full Story
December 16, 2013
Examining the Navy Yard shooting, three months on Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Examining the Navy Yard shooting, three months on

After the efforts to establish responsibility, remember the bravery of the responding officers - Full Story
December 16, 2013
Evacuating the Washington Navy Yard Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Evacuating the Washington Navy Yard

The historic Washington Navy Yard is home to a number of Navy organizations: not just the Navy’s... - Full Story
December 13, 2013
Answering the challenge of active shooter situations PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Answering the challenge of active shooter situations

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
December 13, 2013
How students, parents, teachers and police prevented an active shooter attack Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

How students, parents, teachers and police prevented an active shooter attack

An active shooter incident preempted and averted in Bartlesville (Okla.) provides a template for near-perfect threat response - Full Story



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