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.
On Monday, April 16th, in Blacksburg, VA, a gunman opened fire on the Virginia Tech campus. At the time of writing, at least 33 people were killed, including the gunman. It was the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history.
Here, find the latest news from the scene of the shooting -- including a slide show and video links -- and read exclusive PoliceOne training articles that can help you prepare to navigate an active shooter situation.
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