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How Can Schools Become Better Prepared for “Active Shooter” Situations?

January 2, 2013 at 13:36
Posted in General
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... Read More »

How to Win a Gunfight Part III: Keep Your Cool and You Might Get Lucky

August 14, 2012 at 14:16
Posted in Hard Armor
Ice Water This next part of the equation is harder to learn, if it can be learned at all. I like to call it the Joe Montana or Roger Stauback syndrome. It’s that ice water in the veins, that coolness under pressure effect that is hard to teach. Most people that have it were born with it to an extent. They just don’t tend to get that excited even when others all around them do. This can be a huge advantage in a gunfight. Read More »