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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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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

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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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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

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Man critically wounded in Memphis mall shooting, gunman at large

Four men who were originally detained are not believed to be suspects in the shooting - Full Story

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SWAT capabilities growing for Texas school shootings

Upgrades in police training and weaponry have improved the confidence of several local school districts in their ability to respond to a school shooting - Full Story

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Report: Emergency communications failed in LAX shooting

Report: Emergency communications failed in LAX shooting

An LAX police dispatcher who received a call seconds after a gunman opened fire last year didn't know where to send officers because no one was on the line - Full Story

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How words can help improve active-shooter response

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

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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

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Calif. lawmaker wants statewide template for active shooters

Changes could be coming to the way officers and medical teams respond to so-called active-shooter scenes under a California lawmaker’s bill.

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Calif. lawmaker wants statewide template for active shooters

Changes could be coming to the way officers and medical teams respond to so-called active-shooter scenes under a California lawmaker’s bill - Full Story



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