Tag Archives: Active Shooter and Civilian Response

New York and New Jersey Bombings

NYCA Bombings 17-19 September New York and New Jersey Bombings by: Chris Butler, the Nations Leading IED and Explosive Detection / Awareness Expert Both bombings that occurred over the weekend were “acts of terrorism” despite what Mayor de Blasio spins for … Continue reading

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Church Shooting South Carolina

Church Shooting South Carolina Active Shooter on Loose  Authorities have confirmed to a representative of CGPGMG, the nations leading active shooter prevention training company, that several people were killed or injured in a shooting inside a church in Charleston, South Carolina. … Continue reading

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Active Shooter at Washington State High School

Active Shooter at Washington State High School SEATTLE – A student fired off two shots inside a Washington state high school on Monday and was tackled by a teacher before anyone was hurt, averting a potentially deadly tragedy, police and students … Continue reading

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Crime Control and Policy Creation

Crime Control and Policy Creation Crime Control vs Due Process and addressing what these ideologies “stand for or represent.” Crime control and policy creation demonstrates how simple good ideas are not enough to replace a solid policy.  Recently these concepts … Continue reading

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Critical Incident Management and Thinking Ahead

Here is another paper from my Masters Series years ago.  Over the past several weeks, I continue to receive requests for certain papers from my studies.  Thankfully, plagiarism checkers exist and I am far from worried.  I am posting these … Continue reading

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Active Shooter Events and Media Reporting on Schools

Active Shooter Events and Media Reporting on Schools There have been 127 school shootings since the Sandy Hook massacre. To keep this in perspective and provide metrics of the actual uptick in events; last year (2013) there were an average … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of an Active Shooter Event

The Five Stages of an Active Shooter Event Police departments do not have to wait until bullets are flying and people are dying to stop the active shooter. Sometimes, officers are able to step between the shooter and his intended … Continue reading

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Security Today and Safe & Secure Campus Symposium

Security Today and Safe & Secure Campus Symposium There is an incident on a campus every week. These tragic incidents at schools and universities have elevated the need for school administrators, security personnel, community leaders, emergency managers and educators to … Continue reading

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Active Shooter Training and the OODALoop Theory

Active Shooter Training and the OODALoop Theory Col John Boyd, an American fighter pilot, developed a theory called the “Combat Operations Process.” This theory involves the following actions: Observing, Orienting, Deciding, and Acting, or OODA. Boyd hypothesized that pilots in … Continue reading

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Active Shooter Prevention Experts Respond to FBI Report

Active Shooter Prevention Experts Respond to FBI Report Recently, in Active Shooter planning, mitigation and response, there has been a focus placed on law enforcement and first responders: tactics, techniques and procedures for those answering the 911 calls.  While this … Continue reading

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