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August 29, 2012
The Empire State shooting: I can't believe I agree with Bloomberg Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

The Empire State shooting: I can't believe I agree with Bloomberg

A mayor, a mom, an injured man, and (hopefully) most of America have shown tremendous — albeit somewhat surprising — support for NYPD’s actions - Full Story
August 08, 2012
Sikh temple shooting: 'Behind the music' of lone wolf neo-Nazis Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Sikh temple shooting: 'Behind the music' of lone wolf neo-Nazis

The white supremacist movement's leaders, who often depend on a groomed personality cult to gain legitimacy and recognition, use music as a recruiting tool for young prospects - Full Story
August 07, 2012
Tactical lifesaving in active shooter incidents Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Tactical lifesaving in active shooter incidents

Every law enforcement officer in this country should be trained in these life saving Tactical Life Saver skills - Full Story
August 03, 2012
Colo. massacre: A dark night indeed Tony Blauer - SPEARtips: Close Quarter Tactics with Tony Blauer

Colo. massacre: A dark night indeed

So much has been written about the event. I was called, emailed, asked, what should people have done?... - Full Story
July 30, 2012
Colo. massacre: 3 lessons your department should learn Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Colo. massacre: 3 lessons your department should learn

In 2001, I conducted a large research project at the Illinois State Police Academy looking at active-shooter... - Full Story
July 23, 2012
Colo. massacre: Educating the public on the five phases of the active shooter Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Colo. massacre: Educating the public on the five phases of the active shooter

We need to energize the public and educate them on how they can do a great deal to prevent these shootings - Full Story
July 23, 2012
Colo. massacre: Where were the superheroes? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Colo. massacre: Where were the superheroes?

Let’s look at a number of factors that may have put this particular attacker at such an advantage that almost no spontaneous resistance could be effective - Full Story
July 20, 2012
Colo. massacre: Chemical smoke in active-shooter response Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Colo. massacre: Chemical smoke in active-shooter response

If our vision is obscured or our breathing is labored, our effort to stop the active shooter and rescue victims will be difficult - Full Story
February 28, 2012
Command and control in tactical environments Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Command and control in tactical environments

The lack of command and control we saw in Mumbai is a classic example what can happen without a clear mission with objectives to achieve. - Full Story



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