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Active Shooter Response

A detailed analysis of the Uvalde incident unveils critical flaws in active shooter response, offering vital insights for law enforcement agencies nationwide
A recent documentary features the words of the officers who responded to the shooting, as well as a multitude of recordings of 911 callers and radio transmissions made during the event. Here’s what we can learn
This recent tragedy underscores the need for police to advance their readiness against hybrid active killers
The chatter from the radio traffic was nonstop as dispatchers and commanders managed ambulances, medical resources and officers for traffic and crowd control
“Like I’ve said before: See something, say something, hear something, say something,” Mariemont Chief of Police Richard Hines said. “If we hadn’t gotten the tip, I think we would have had a very bad situation”
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said that after the woman began shooting, both officers “engaged” and the woman was killed
Officer Jacob Noriega climbed in with the critically injured faculty member and applied pressure to his wounds, while Officer Ty Vesperas drove the cruiser to an ambulance a few blocks away
Changes the department has enacted since the 2022 shooting at Robb Elementary include replacing equipment and updating and extending officer training
Here’s why ‘Run, Hide, Fight’ doesn’t translate to proper training for all audiences and age groups
There are a number of things to consider when responding to an active shooter
Tactical teams will not be there first