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.
It’s been 15 years since Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold committed their attack on Columbine high school, and “Columbine changed everything” has become a common refrain. It’s certain that a lot did change — no more would containment be an acceptable tactic while gunfire continued unabated inside that perimeter — but more can be done to prevent similar tragedies in the future. In this special report, we present a series of columns from a number of our contributors, as well as links to news and features posted to the site in the past decade and a half. - Full Story
Unlike Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, or James Holmes at a movie theater in Colorado, or Jared Loughner outside an Arizona shopping center, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold did not have discernable psychiatric diagnoses - Full Story
There are some words that chill the heart. They become descriptors of other events and a standard by which evil and destruction are measured. Pearl Harbor set us off to war. Nine-eleven reordered our government. - Full Story