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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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September 16, 2013
What can we learn from the Navy Yard attack? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

What can we learn from the Navy Yard attack?

The attack on Building 197 in the Washington Navy Yard underscores similarities in response for active shooter and terror scenarios, and reinforces the lesson that training should be multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional - Full Story
August 21, 2013
Why 'tactical loitering' doesn't cut it anymore Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Why 'tactical loitering' doesn't cut it anymore

In an active shooter situation, there's no time to wait for backup - Full Story
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
May 14, 2013
Active shooters in schools: A template for police trainers Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Active shooters in schools: A template for police trainers

The active-shooter training at Pompano Beach High School was designed to evaluate the multi-disciplinary, multi-team, coordinated response - Full Story
May 01, 2013
Don't just look for the bomb — look for the bomber John Demand - Observation on Demand

Don't just look for the bomb — look for the bomber

Can you spot the six basic telltale emotions of fear, anger, sadness, happiness, disgust, and/or contempt? - Full Story
February 26, 2013
Tactical tools for cops: A shield in every squad Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Tactical tools for cops: A shield in every squad

Given the increasing threat out there on the streets, personal ballistic shields seem to be a very desirable piece of equipment for patrol - Full Story
February 20, 2013
Arming teachers in schools: An argument against Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Arming teachers in schools: An argument against

Arming teachers without adequate training is not the solution - Full Story
February 20, 2013
P1 First Person: Teachers should be permitted to be armed PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Teachers should be permitted to be armed

By George T. Williams PoliceOne Special Contributor The mass murder of our children in schools is an... - Full Story
February 15, 2013
5 ways to prepare your community for active shooters Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

5 ways to prepare your community for active shooters

Conducting presentations for the community about preparing for emergencies is nothing new. Most police... - Full Story



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