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 10 minutes, leaving 58 people dead and 851 injured.

As part of the training offered at Urban Shield 2018, Captain Christopher Tomaino from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), commanding officer of LVMPD’s SWAT Bureau, discussed some of the lessons identified from the police, fire and EMS response to the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting.

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