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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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December 19, 2012
Newtown shooting: Thoughts from an Aurora police officer Andrew Eways - Gang Enforcement

Newtown shooting: Thoughts from an Aurora police officer

As a police officer in Aurora, Colorado — a city that is only just beginning to recover from one of the largest mass shootings in the history of the United States — the news stopped me in my tracks - Full Story
December 17, 2012
Newtown shooting: Why Minutemen can protect against active shooters Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Newtown shooting: Why Minutemen can protect against active shooters

"Today we need a nation of minute men; citizens who are not only prepared to take up arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as a basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom."
— John F. Kennedy, 1961 - Full Story
December 14, 2012
Newtown shooting: First responders must be prepared for the rollercoaster of emotions Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Newtown shooting: First responders must be prepared for the rollercoaster of emotions

Details continue to emerge from today’s tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,... - Full Story
December 14, 2012
Newtown shooting: Stopping the active shooter Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Newtown shooting: Stopping the active shooter

Active shooters can be stopped long before someone dies by understanding that most shooters pass through a fantasy stage, planning stage, preparation stage, approach stage, and implementation stage - Full Story
December 14, 2012
Active shooters in schools: Should teachers be trained by police firearms instructors? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Active shooters in schools: Should teachers be trained by police firearms instructors?

Should at least one teacher on every floor of every school in America be armed, trained, qualified, and ready/willing to end a deadly threat in their school? - Full Story
December 14, 2012
Ore. mall shooting highlights importance of police partnerships with the private sector Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Ore. mall shooting highlights importance of police partnerships with the private sector

When a masked gunman opened fire in a crowded mall outside of Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday more than... - Full Story
November 15, 2012
Up-armoring for active-shooter response Point Blank Body Armor - Body Armor Basics

Up-armoring for active-shooter response

By Michael Foreman, Point Blank Enterprises PoliceOne Special Guest Contributor Active shooter attacks... - Full Story
November 13, 2012
Using the 'Tactical Battle Swarm' in SWAT operations Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Using the 'Tactical Battle Swarm' in SWAT operations

Tactical Battle Swarming is a deliberately-structured, coordinated, strategic way to strike an adversary from all directions - Full Story
October 25, 2012
P1 First Person: Respect our enemy PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Respect our enemy

By Matthew Magolan PoliceOne Member “Strategically we should despise all our enemies, but tactically... - Full Story
October 04, 2012
How 5 active shooter incidents have changed police training GovSec - Critical Issues in LE & Protection

How 5 active shooter incidents have changed police training

Tragically, since Columbine, there have been many active shooter case studies from which lessons can be learned - Full Story



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