PROTECH® Defender Type IIIA: 17 Years Later
June 19, 2013 by Dan McNeil
A few months ago, Tony Gonzalez, a certified shield instructor with the Safariland Training Group, received an email from Officer Jacob Gaines of the Ruston Police Department in Ruston, LA. Gaines completed our Shield Instructor’s Course and was excited to share the news of a shield class he taught his department. Read More »
How Can Schools Become Better Prepared for “Active Shooter” Situations?
January 02, 2013 by Sandy Wall
In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, I write this with a heavy heart. As I cannot imagine the terror within the classrooms that was brought upon those children and staff members, I consider the fact that most active shootings take only a few minutes to happen and the vast majority are over by the time the Police arrive. I strongly believe that the personnel at Sandy Hook responded valiantly and we consider them heroes, and so I wonder how we can better prepare such heroes to handle such traumatic high-stress situations as an “active shooter” incident. Read More »