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Despite quick conviction, Colo. theater shooting trial isn't over

Despite quick conviction, Colo. theater shooting trial isn't over

Now jurors must decide whether death penalty is right option for James Holmes - Full Story

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Tenn. gunman had 'typical suburban American upbringing'

Tenn. gunman had 'typical suburban American upbringing'

Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez did not appear to have been on the radar of federal authorities before the bloodshed - Full Story

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Manhunt for Maine gunman who shot 4 people ends

Manhunt for Maine gunman who shot 4 people ends

Anthony Lord was taken into custody after police set up roadblocks - Full Story

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Official: Officer shot, 4 Marines and gunman dead in Tenn. shootings

Official: Officer shot, 4 Marines and gunman dead in Tenn. shootings

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said at a news conference that it was a horrific situation - Full Story

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What cops should know about the crisis box concept

P1 Editor in Chief Doug Wylie interviews Ron LaPedis about the concept of a crisis box - materials and information gathered together (such as master key cards and building maps) that a law enforcement team can access when they arrive on site during a critical incident.

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Where does EMS fit into active shooter response? Lessons from Aurora theater shooting Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Where does EMS fit into active shooter response? Lessons from Aurora theater shooting

There are plenty of firefighters and EMS personnel willing to respond to these dangerous active shooter incidents when they know that they have the proper equipment, training, and police assistance - Full Story

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Police: No evidence of gunshot at Walter Reed hospital

Roads around the facility were closed for hours but are now open - Full Story

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Expert says 'hit list' was written by Del. court gunman

Expert says 'hit list' was written by Del. court gunman

Documents were written by Thomas Matusiewicz, who killed two women before shooting at police and killing himself - Full Story

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Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

Police said someone had called from inside a Navy Yard building to report possible sounds of gun shots. However, investigators found no sign of a shooting - Full Story



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