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Force Science News #97: Ohio Trainer Makes the Case for Single-Officer Entry Against Active Killers

This is a very interesting article on one officer response to active shooter situations. It my view it is well thought out and makes sense, that at times despite all we have learned there are times we must ADAPT and act alone in an effort to save innocent lives. The one thing an officer must understand before he uses this techniques is he must be prepared mentally and physically and be able to apply his knowledge and tactics if he is to be effective in implementing a one man response. Are you one of the 5% who has prepared himself?

Conflict, Violence and the Art of Operations...Connecting the End (Strategy) with the Means (Tactics) by Fred Leland

Manage your military position like water. Water takes every shape. It avoids the high and moves to the low. Your war can take any shape. It must avoid the strong and strike the weak. Water follows the shape of the land that directs its flow. Your forces follow the enemy, who determines how you win. ~Sun Tzu, The Art of War 6:8.1-7

The "D" in OODA By: Frank Borelli

For any contemporary warrior who is not already familiar with Boyd's Cycle - the human decision making paradigm - I say to you, "Go and study." First documented by Col. John Boyd (USAF Ret, now deceased), the Human Decision Making Cycle is comprised of the following four steps repeated in endless loops: Observe; Orient; Decide; Act. Anyone who has ever been in a fight knows that thinking faster than your opponent matters - and not just a little. Veteran combatants have given testimony as to the applicability and importance of Boyd's Cycle.

Law Enforcement & Security Consulting, Inc (LESC) Most Read Articles with Fred Leland

Here is a compiled list of some the most popular articles written by Fred Leland of Law Enforcement and Security Consulting, Inc. All the articles are centered on developing situational awareness and decision making under pressure, as well as create and nurture the strategic and tactical mindset that is essential in detecting, preventing and resolving conflict and violence, be it on patrol, the street, a university or campus, hospital, place of worship

Video: Tactical Handcuffing Made Simple from Spartan Cops

I just found this site a few weeks back and Matt and Scott from Spartan Cops have outstanding information on this site that will be helpful to any protection professional working the street or a post. Check this video on a simple method of handcuffing both a compliant and non-compliant individual. The KISS principle at its best!

Fred

Sheriff: Louisiana Eighth Grader Planned School Shooting

LAROSE, La. —  A Louisiana middle school student who stormed into a classroom Monday and fired a gunshot over a teacher's head, then shot himself in a bathroom had detailed plans for a rampage in a journal and suicide note, authorities said.

The 15-year-old student, whose name was not released, fired once around 9 a.m. local time inside a classroom at Larose-Cut Off Middle School, then shot himself in the head, said Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre. He was in critical but stable condition. The teacher had never taught the teen.

HPD investigating 2 officer-involved shootings

The Houston Police Department is investigating two officer-involved shootings that sent suspects to local hospitals overnight.

The first happened at 7:30 p.m. Friday at a southwest Houston apartment complex. According to HPD spokeswoman Jodi Silva, an officer responding to an assault in progress call found Emanuel Ajiodo standing beside a vehicle in the 11600 block of Alief Clodine. The officer, whose name has not been released, attempted to get information from Ajiodo, who “appeared to be agitated and threatened the officer,” Silva said.

Honore: La. should pay for own hospital

NEW ORLEANS, May 15 (UPI) -- The former commander of Joint Task Force Katrina says if New Orleans needs a new hospital to replace one closed by the hurricane, Louisiana should pay for it.

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore said Thursday New Orlean's Charity Hospital should have been reopened after the 2005 hurricane, yet it has remained closed and the state seems to be waiting for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to come up with money for a new facility.

Information-sharing platform hacked

The Homeland Security Department’s platform for sharing sensitive but unclassified data with state and local authorities was hacked recently, a DHS official has confirmed.

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