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The Active Shooter Preparedness Program at BSR was implemented in 2014 through the realization that encounters with a violent incident in the workplace, school facility, religious facility, or open venues were occurring at an increasingly alarming rate. Here are the facts according to Tyrone Feeling, the deputy emergency safety official for a federal agency’s information […]

The late Col. John Dean “Jeff” Cooper—a legend in the firearms training community—earned a political science degree from Stanford before receiving a commission from the United States Marine Corps, fighting in the Pacific in World War II and Korea before retiring as a lieutenant colonel. Cooper went on to earn his master’s degree and taught […]

In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to […]

If a gun fires in the forest, and there’s nobody around…. According to the New York Times article by Jack Healy entitled In Quiet Woods, A Clamorous Gun Debate, America’s cultural divide over guns has gone into the woods. As growing numbers of hikers and backpackers flood national forests and backcountry trails searching for solitude, […]

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