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Orlando Shooting

A gunman with an assault rifle and handgun opened fire in the Orlando Pulse nightclub early Sunday, June 12, 2016. At least 49 people were killed and 53 were injured in what federal officials are calling both a hate crime and an act of terrorism.

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Progress has been made in developing active shooter protocols since Columbine, but the Pulse attack shows we still haven’t anticipated all the possibilities
The conclusion from examining these incidents is that good citizens, many of whom are lawfully armed, save lives in active shooter attacks
Michael Napolitano suffered from PTSD after the Pulse Nightclub shooting where a helmet saved his life
The program is intended to teach first responders how to care for themselves after crisis events and recognize peers who may have PTSD
Gerry Realin was rendered permanently disabled after working on the team that removed bodies from Pulse after the attack in June 2016, according to the lawsuit
The lawsuit alleged police officers didn’t do enough to stop the gunman responsible for the massacre
Some of the surviving victims are filing a lawsuit in federal court, saying the city and police didn’t do enough to try to stop the shooter
Noor Salman was acquitted on charges of lying to the FBI and helping her husband in the 2016 attack
The trial of Noor Salman, the widow of the Pulse nightclub gunman, is in its fifth day of testimony in Orlando
A federal report says the response of Orlando police and other agencies likely saved lives during a deadly mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub
At noon, church bells throughout the Orlando area were set to ring 49 times
Prosecutors say not only did Noor Salman accompanying her husband on scouting trips, she watched him leave with a gun and a backpack full of ammo the night of the shooting
At present, terrorist attacks happening in the United States have been different from what typically occurs overseas
There will be short and long-term effects that are physical, emotional and psychological
There are many citizens who will be enjoying Christmas this year thanks to the courage and decisiveness of these knights in blue
Police negotiators talking to the Orlando nightclub gunman at first weren’t sure if the person they had on the phone was actually in the Pulse nightclub
SWAT teams should keep a watchful eye on the future in order to prepare for the worst
When the public, the press and politicians say police don’t need tanks, these strategies can help you make that critical purchase
Many trainers are either forgetting a very important element of active shooter tactical response or are simply unaware of it
Audio recordings of 911 calls were released Tuesday
Since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 in Colorado, paramedics have struggled with how close they should get to active shooter scenes
Some criticize LE over Pulse nightclub terrorist attack in Orlando in June. Jim & Doug discuss incident and why Orlando police did an excellent job in response.
Following the terrorist attack in Orlando, it is appropriate to rehash the limitations of Rapid Deployment tactics
The first call of “shots fired” came in at 2:02 a.m. and the caller reported “multiple people down”
As Joshua prepared to leave the restaurant, he approached the officers and asked if he could pray with them for their safety
Two uniformed London Metropolitan Police officers got engaged during London’s Pride event, and another officer proposed to his boyfriend in the crowd
New York’s parade was one of several being held Sunday across the country, along with San Francisco and Chicago