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Supervisory Response to the Active Shooter

By Scott Oldham

The initial officer’s response to a large-scale event has been firmly established in most agencies. But it is also crucial to train first line supervisors—who will be present in the immediate timeline of critical events—how to respond to the vast array of possible situations that might confront them.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

MACTAC-NextGen Active Shooter Response

By Ed Sanow

As the threat of terrorism escalates and the training of active shooters improves, the need for a next-generation active shooter response becomes more urgent. MACTAC is the answer to this need. MACTAC prepares officers for the possibility of multiple, possibly simultaneous terrorist attacks.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2011)
 

Public Violence: A Decade of Denial

By Lou Ann Hamblin

It has been 10 years since this nation experienced the life-altering traged at Columbine. The threat of this level of violence remains a reality. It cannont be denied that it will continue. Thankfully, there is some recent evidence that police agencies are employing lessons learned from previous random or not-so-random acts of violence.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2009)
 

Always Armed, Always On Duty

By Ed Sanow

Read Ed Sanow's column; Rear Guard.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2008)
 

Patrol Response Challenge

By Staff LAW and ORDER

The difficult reality of an active shooter situation is that there is usually not enough time to prevent deaths. Find out how to maximize the chance of stopping the violence.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2008)
 

Latest Active Shooter Tactics

By Ed Sanow

Paramedics enter with patrol officers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2013)
 

Mazimizing Life-Saving in Active Shootings, Part 1

By Williams, George T.

Without question, the public safety mission when responding to the Active Shooter is to save innocent life. For those agencies and officers who have been through this horrible event, you understand the frustrating problems you encountered. If not, there is information you need to assist in your life-saving response.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2013)
 

Active Shooter Training: Lessons Learned

By Phelps, Penny

Realistic role-play with real teachers, administrators and students is an excellent way to improve the overall police response to an Active Shooter.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2014)
 

TacOps East

By Tactical Response Staff

Outstanding training: classroom, hands-on, firing range

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Applying the Right Tactic

By Cameron, Stuart

While most Active Shooter courses differ slightly in the specific tactics taught, all of them train patrol officers to recognize an Active Shooter situation and to rapidly take action to stop it without waiting for the arrival of SWAT teams. However, the use of rapid deployment tactics on a barricaded subject not actively harming people increases the risk of harm to all involved.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2014)
 
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