Las Vegas Shooting
A gunman opened fire on 22,000 Las Vegas concert attendees from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday, Oct. 1. At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 people were injured.
PoliceOne coverage of the Las Vegas shooting spanned breaking news to recommendations on how police and communities can harden soft targets, why public safety agencies need to develop integrated response plans to acts of mass violence, best practices for event security, and perspectives from the PoliceOne advisory board on how the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting changed special event response.
Full list of Las Vegas Shooting results
8 recommendations from the FEMA Oct. 1 After-Action Report–
In August 2018, two major reports on the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival mass shooting incident were released. The first, from Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo, assessing law enforcement response to ...
After-action review: Route 91 Harvest Music Festival mass shooting–
Law enforcement agencies that respond to large-sized events must recalibrate their approach to security
Virtual analysis software for the digital crime scene (eBook)–
This alternate way of capturing and preparing evidence gives law enforcement a much-needed tool in the fight against crime in the digital age.
Vegas police release report on lessons from 2017 massacre– 11
The agency provides 93 recommendations in a newly released after-action review
Family of deadly Vegas shooting victim sues gun makers– 40
The lawsuit is the latest case to challenge a federal law shielding gun manufacturers from liability
Las Vegas police fire officer who hesitated during mass shooting– 44
Union does not believe the officer should have been fired and is fighting to get him reinstated
Police release more records in Las Vegas massacre– 5
Police concluded that the shooter acted alone and was not inspired by an outside group or ideology
5 things to know about Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock– 12
Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival Sunday from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting– 12
A Nevada fire chief says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made
FBI finds no specific motive in Vegas attack that killed 58– 12
While FBI found no "single or clear motivating factor" to why the gunman opened fire, he may have been seeking to follow in his father's criminal footsteps
Final records released by police in Las Vegas mass shooting– 1
Fifty-eight people died and hundreds were injured when a gunman fired weapons into an open-air concert in Las Vegas
Police release officers' accounts of Las Vegas shooting– 5
Also among statements from 18 of the hundreds of officers who responded to the shooting were accounts of police forming attack teams
Event security by the numbers: How a deployment matrix can help SWAT–
We might want SWAT at every public venue, but we just don’t have the money and resources to do it
US promises nearly $17M for survivors of Las Vegas massacre– 14
The money from the Justice Department will defray costs of counseling, therapy, rehabilitation, trauma recovery and legal aid for thousands of people affected by the massacre
Active shooter incident lessons learned for leaders–
NFPA 3000 is a framework for preparing fire departments, EMS agencies, law enforcement and communities for active shooter incident response and recovery
Roundtable: How the Las Vegas shooting changed special event response–
How has the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting changed LE response to special events?
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