Active Shooter


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Dallas College El Centro Police Officer Shot in Downtown Dallas

A Dallas College El Centro Campus police officer was shot in downtown Dallas Thursday evening.

University Hall at Ohio State University.

OSU Creates Safety Task Force After Shooting Death Near Campus

The task force was created in the wake of the shooting death of 23-year-old OSU student, Chase Meola on Oct. 11.

Schools In Focus: Active Shooter Response Planning

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Schools In Focus: Active Shooter Response Planning

In this episode, we spoke to Tom Saccenti, a former campus police chief and security expert, about active shooter response planning in schools. His first piece of advice is to walk through an active shooter scenario with all teachers, janitors, staff members, etc. at the school.

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Three Arrested After Target Practice Hits Nearby School Buildings

Police arrested three men after their target practice led to bullet holes at nearby middle and high school buildings in Ceres, California.

WIU Student Surrenders after Shooting on Campus

WIU Student Surrenders after Shooting on Campus

An 18-year-old Western Illinois University student accused of shooting another student in a campus dorm Tuesday night is in custody in Chicago, university officials confirmed in a Facebook post Wednesday afternoon.

Shooting Near Rutgers University Kills Two, Injures Six

Shooting Near Rutgers University Kills Two, Injures Six

Two people died and six others were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning blocks away from Rutgers University.

Former HPU Student Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession

Former HPU Student Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession

Paul Steber, a former High Point University student Paul Steber pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm on educational property. The university is located in North Carolina.

Identifying the Threats

There are few events more devastating and difficult to prevent than mass shootings. When the average length of an active shooter incident is twelve and a half minutes, but the average police response time is 18 minutes, every second matters in an active shooter situation.



Congress Approves $1 Million Study to Look at Mental Health Impacts of School Shooting Drills

U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) spearheaded an effort to finance a study on the potential mental health effects of active shooter drills in K-12 schools

Kentucky Man Sentenced to 10 Years for School Shooting Plans

Dylan Lee Jarrell was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for planning a shooting at his former high school.

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