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Beer distributor gunman targeted managers

He quietly signed a letter of resignation and was headed for the door when he pulled out a gun and started firing - Full Story


Two Chicago men killed — each had a cop in family

Were fatally shot early Sunday following a party outside a South Side home - Full Story

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Why they won't stop shooting in Chicago

Why they won't stop shooting in Chicago

Violence has plagued Chicago for years. The complex nature of the city's crime problem is highlighted in the Chicago Sun-Time series, "59 hours," which documents a weekend in 2008 in which 40 people were shot, seven fatally. Two years later, nearly all of the shooters from that weekend have escaped charges.

Three off-duty Chicago cops have been killed since May. PoliceOne Contributor Dave Smith says that while the mayor and the media whine about "gun violence," the real focus should be on the "War on Cops."

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P1 First Person: A veteran perspective on the active shooter response PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: A veteran perspective on the active shooter response

By Jim Davis University of Nebraska — Lincoln PDTwenty seven years ago I responded to a disturbance w... - Full Story


Ga. cop shot in head, released from hospital

Ga. cop shot in head, released from hospital

The cop shot one of the suspects and SWAT officers captured two others in a nearby building - Full Story


Dan Marcou: The Five Phases of an Active Shooter

Dan Smith sits down with Lt. Dan Marcou to discuss instances of active shooters. Dan has had first hand experience with an active shooter and has realized that there is a way to stop an active shooter before bullets begin flying. He discusses the phases that an active shooter goes through and how to deal with each one of these in order to prevent an active shooter instance from occurring.


Police shoot, kill armed man outside Maine VA hospital

Shooting followed reports of gunfire in the nearby woods - Full Story


Hasan in court for Ft. Hood attack

Hasan in court for Ft. Hood attack

Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused of killing 13 and wounding dozens more at Fort Hood, made his first military courtroom appearance June 1, 2010. (AP Photo)
Lawyer seeks delay

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