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Police: Appropriate action was taken in Dallas standoff

Even as they said criminal charges weren't likely, police officials and others defended the department's actions during a three-hour standoff - Full Story

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Lawmakers head to LAX to review shooting

Lawmakers head to LAX to review shooting

The hearing comes after the airport operator issued a report last week that highlighted significant lapses in the emergency response - Full Story

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TSA wants cops at airport security checkpoints

Recommendation was one of 14 determined after a nationwide review of security at airports prompted by a fatal shooting at LAX - Full Story

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Report finds out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

A report on the emergency response to a shooting last year at LAX cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies - Full Story

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LAX union wants emergency training in wake of shooting

LAX union wants emergency training in wake of shooting

Thousands of Los Angeles International Airport workers had no idea what to do when a gunman opened fire last year in a terminal because they were inadequately trained - Full Story

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Newtown struggles to meet mental health care demand

Newtown struggles to meet mental health care demand

Some of the charities paying for mental health care for children and families affected by the Sandy Hook massacre are running short of money - Full Story

Columns

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 ma... - Full Story

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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

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Police: Md. mall shooter was obsessed with Columbine

Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, brought a Mossberg 500 series pump-action shotgun to a Md. mall, killing 2 then himself - Full Story

Exclusives

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

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



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