Why active shooter drills are a terrible idea

One reason active shooter drills (ACD) are a terrible idea is it traumatizes the children. Another reason is ACDs teach kids to be in a lockdown traps them in the same building as the shooter. A kids instinct is to run away from the shooter. Run, run, run is the best strategy. Also unlocked windows … Read moreWhy active shooter drills are a terrible idea

ARMED security guard apprehended one of the Colorado shooters

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The armed security guard who apprehended one of two students accused in the suburban Denver school shooting was employed by a security company started by a SWAT team leader who responded to the 1999 Columbine High School … Read moreARMED security guard apprehended one of the Colorado shooters

Armed Homeowner Shoots, Kills Burglar While On 911 Call

A Seattle homeowner fatally shot an intruder April 22 during a tense call with 911, according to audio released Wednesday. The 12-minute call started around 2:40 a.m. when the homeowner said he contacted 911 after hearing a window break in his home in the White Center neighborhood of Seattle, according to ABC7, which obtained the 911 audio. The … Read moreArmed Homeowner Shoots, Kills Burglar While On 911 Call

11 times a good guy with a gun stopped a bad guy, saving lives

With tragic events such as the shooting of a bible study group at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, the stories of heroic self defense and lives saved by legal gun owners are often overlooked. Here are just a few stories of law-abiding citizens using guns to defend themselves against criminals. Source: 11 times a … Read more11 times a good guy with a gun stopped a bad guy, saving lives