A former high-school custodian from Medford, Ore., has been arrested and faces charges including attempted second-degree murder after he “made significant steps to carry out a mass casualty event,” according to officials.
Officials have confirmed that a police officer was killed on Tuesday, Aug. 3, during a violent incident at a Metro bus platform outside the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. The fallen officer’s identity has not yet been publicly released. A suspect was shot and killed by responding law enforcement officers at the scene.
Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), a gunshot detection provider, and Singlewire Software, a mass notification service provider, have partnered to create a new product meant to increase public safety during an active shooter event. The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System can both detect gunshots within a space and immediately broadcast an emergency notification to the building’s occupants through multiple media including audio broadcast systems, desktop alerts, digital signs, mobile devices, and email.
A teenage boy has died two days after a shooting outside Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas.
A convicted school shooter gave his first public testimony on Tuesday, June 8, during the murder trial of his accused accomplice. The May 7, 2019, shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colo., left one student dead and eight injured.
A shooting at a graduation party in Kendall, Fla., on Sunday saw three people killed and five more injured, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.
Some of the greatest challenges to campus security include the monitoring of multiple buildings and gathering areas, coupled with tracking the frequent comings and goings of students, staff and visitors through many open access points throughout the campus.
A mass shooting at a Russian school has left at least nine dead and 20 injured. At School No. 175 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, about 500 miles east of Moscow, a gunman opened fire on Tuesday morning before being taken into police custody.
Three people were injured and a suspect was taken into custody on Thursday morning following an active-shooter event at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho.
Plymouth Middle School, located in Plymouth, Minn., went into lockdown and a student was taken into police custody on Monday morning following reports of shots fired inside the school. No injuries were reported, and all students have been confirmed safe by Robbinsdale Area Schools.