Active Shooter: Vital Training for Small Departments

One of the areas of increasing law enforcement concern that small, municipal law enforcement agencies lack experience in are armed incursions and takeovers of schools. I recently participated in a three-day training course consisting of two days of first responder tactics and range time with long and short guns—including live fire shield and dynamic entry work.

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Briefing Room: It’s Time To Ban…Everything!

They are used by criminals. Anyone with enough cash can obtain one. They are especially deadly when someone is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. They are often used in crimes of passion. Every year thousands of innocent children are killed by them. They account for between 40,000 and 50,000 deaths per year. Nope,

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Frontline Debriefs: Acronymitis

I grew up in a Navy family. My father was a Naval Captain and my mother worked for the Naval Department in Washington D.C. My uncle was the Commander and Chief, Pacific Fleet; and my grandfather was a retired Naval submarine Captain. That’s a bit of Navy. One thing I learned early on was the

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