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Mass Emergency Response

The Mass Emergency Response topic contains stories about large-scale attacks or threats, often involving terrorism, active-shooter situations, or bombings. Such events require several departments and agencies to respond to the same incident, making clear communication a priority.
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Video: Cop rescues mother, children in Kenya mall attack

A plainclothes officer guided the terrified family to safety as terrorists are heard yelling in the background - Full Story

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Police chief: Vest saved DC cop at Navy Yard

Chief Cathy Lanier says the officer "took two rounds" but survived the rampage - Full Story

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Report: SWAT told to 'stand down' at Navy Yard shooting

Report: SWAT told to 'stand down' at Navy Yard shooting

The Capitol Police department is reviewing an allegation that 4 heavily armed tactical officers were told not to help - Full Story

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Austrian gunman who killed 4 fatally shoots self

The charred body believed to be that of the gunman who killed three policemen and a paramedic shows he apparently killed himself with a shot to the head - Full Story

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A formidable foe for law enforcement

James Burke of the Montgomery County, Ohio Sheriffs Department discusses both the Columbine and Virginia Tech school shootings and gives recommendations on how law enforcement can deal with these formidable foes.

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Navy Yard shooting: Police response

Footage captures the size and scope of the police and emergency response to the shooting.

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Names released of 12 Navy Yard victims

Names released of 12 Navy Yard victims

Associated Press WASHINGTON — Police in Washington have released the names of the 12 victims killed... - Full Story

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Austrian gunman kills 3 cops, still at large

Austrian gunman kills 3 cops, still at large

3 police officers and an emergency rescue driver were found dead, a fourth officer was wounded - Full Story

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Navy Yard gunman was mentally ill, still had security clearance

Navy Yard gunman was mentally ill, still had security clearance

Aaron Alexis used a valid pass to get into the highly secured installation Monday morning and started firing - Full Story

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Witness recalls events of Navy Yard shooting

A fire alarm went off, as has happened before at the Washington Navy Yard. Terrie Durham wasn't sure if it was anything serious, or a drill.



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Mass Emergency Response Columnists

The Counter Terrorist The Counter Terrorist
with Security Solutions International Staff
10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief