Active Shooter

27Jan 2015

The Federal Protective Service continues to face challenges ensuring that contract guards have been properly trained and certified before being deployed to federal facilities around the country. In September 2013, for example, GAO reported that providing training for active shooter scenarios and screening access to federal facilities poses a challenge for FPS. According to officials […]

24Sep 2014

“In this study, the FBI identified 160 active shooter incidents, noting they occurred in small and large towns, in urban and rural areas, and in 40 of 50 states and the District of Columbia. Though incidents occurred primarily in commerce and educational environments (70.0%), they also occurred on city streets, on military and other government […]

20Mar 2014

Incident Background:  On November 1, 2013, a man carrying an assault rifle opened fire inside Terminal 3 on a busy morning. Authorities believe the gunman targeted Transportation Security Administration workers. TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez was the first TSA employee to be killed on the job. Two other TSA officers were also shot and survived. An […]

26Nov 2013

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The purpose of this report is to identify the person or persons criminally responsible for the twenty-seven homicides that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut, on the morning of December 14, 2012, to determine what crimes were committed, and to indicate if there will be any state prosecutions as a result of the incident. The […]