New technology could help schools improve police response

ALERT is a new, encrypted technology that gives officers responding to an active shooter situation, a bird’s eye view by providing dispatchers access to surveillance and security systems inside the building, and guiding officers accordingly. 

What to do when there’s an active shooter

While no one wants to prepare for the worst, the Department of Homeland Security recommends making a plan so that you know what to do should you ever find yourself in a situation with an active shooter.

Mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

A database compiled by The Associated Press shows there were more mass killings in 2019 than any year dating back to at least the 1970s, punctuated by a chilling succession of deadly rampages during the summer.