Virginia Tech Massacre

Within hours of the shooting incident at Virginia Tech, PoliceOne experts were submitting critical information relating to identifying, preventing and/or responding to an active shooter situation like that which occurred Monday. Stay tuned for an important Active Shooter news report on Friday. In the meantime, be sure to check out the up-to-the-minute reports on the Virginia Tech incident.

Police leave the back area of Norris Hall, the site of a shooting on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., Monday, April 16, 2007. A gunman opened fire in a Virginia Tech dorm and then, two hours later, shot up a classroom building across campus Monday, killing 32 people in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history. The gunman committed suicide, bringing the death toll to 33. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Tech senior Kevin Sterne is carried out of Norris Hall at Virginia Tech on Monday after the shooting incident. The near-death ordeal of Sterne, captured in a photograph that played on newspaper front pages across the country, also reflects the resiliency and hope emerging from the nation's deadliest campus shooting rampage. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Alan Kim)

The Virginia Tech Police Department confirmed the identification of the gunman responsible for the multiple fatalities at Norris Hall on the Virginia Tech campus Monday, April 16, 2007. The individual has been identified as Cho Seung-Hui, 23. Cho was enrolled as an undergraduate student in his senior year as an English major at Virginia Tech.

NBC "Today" television show co-hosts Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer report, in New York Thursday morning April 19, 2007, on a video manifesto and photos sent to their network by Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui, shown on a studio monitor at left. NBC said the package contained a rambling and often incoherent 23-page written statement, 28 video clips and 43 photos. Several of the photos showed him aiming handguns at the camera. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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