4 key lessons from the Las Vegas shooting response
At Urban Shield, a Las Vegas Metro PD SWAT commander shared key takeaways from the police response to the massacre
On October 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire on 22,000 Las Vegas concert attendees from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The gunman fired more than 1,100 rounds over a 10-minute period, leaving 58 people dead and 851 injured.
As part of the training offered at this year’s Urban Shield, Captain Christopher Tomaino from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), commanding officer of LVMPD’s SWAT Bureau, discussed some of lessons identified from the police, fire and EMS response to the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting.