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 Newtown shooting: Stopping the active shooter
 Responders must prepare for emotional rollercoaster
 Dec. 14, 2012
Dear PoliceOne Member,

In a nightmarish attack, at least 20 kindergarten kids were slaughtered by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, today.

My heart aches. Merely writing about this incident is difficult, so I cannot even fathom the feelings of the families of the victims and first responders now gathered at the tragic scene. In our special edition eNews, we offer expert commentary on the tragedy and bring you the latest news from the scene.

Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Expanded Coverage: Newtown School Shooting

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News Analysis:
Newtown shooting: Stopping the active shooter
 By Dan Marcou, PoliceOne Columnist
These evil people that are the active shooters can be stopped long before someone dies by understanding that most shooters pass through a fantasy stage, planning stage, preparation stage, approach stage and implementation stage. Pay attention
Active shooters in schools: Should teachers be trained by police firearms instructors?
 By Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Every school in the nation conducts two or three fire drills per year, despite the fact that not one single child has died from a school fire anywhere in North America in well over a half a century. Yet, we almost universally ignore the threat which really is claiming the lives of our kids — active shooters like 20-year-old Adam Lanza. Stopping killers
First responders must be prepared for the rollercoaster of emotions
 By Leischen Stelter, PoliceOne Columnist
Unfortunately, these senseless and tragic shootings will continue to happen around the country. Those whose jobs it is to respond to these mass shootings witness scenes that no person should have to see. The healing process from such tragedy can be a challenging process with short- and long-term effects. Normal reactions
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Legal pot, dog sniffs, and the Fourth Amendment

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