Written by: Greg Ellifritz A couple weeks ago I attended an excellent lecture from retired police Lieutenant Brian Murphy. Lt. Murphy was the first officer on the scene of the Sikh temple active killer massacre in Wisconsin back in 2012. Lt. Murphy was shot FIFTEEN TIMES in the incident. He survived and created a […]
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This is a guest post from my friend Ron Borsch, a retired police officer and well known law enforcement trainer. He has been doing some consulting in the field of church safety and has come up with some great ideas about forming a church security team. Check out his article and all the […]
Yesterday I reposted an article from Ron Borsch about preventing church shootings. That article primarily dealt with what churches as organizations could do to prevent violence. Here is another article that takes a more individual approach. These are the questions church attendees should be asking themselves to evaluate their relative safety. – Greg […]
I’m reprinting this article after some people wrote in asking advice out of concern for the church shooting in South Carolina last night. – Greg This is a guest post written by long-time police trainer Ron Borsch. Ron has been a friend for many years and has done more research on active killer events […]
Yesterday, police officials in Oak Creek Wisconsin released dash cam footage of the Sikh Temple shooting. The video is quite instructive for both police officers and any armed citizens who might respond to an active shooter event. Watch the three minute video at the link below: Sikh Temple incident dash-cam video released As […]
Most of the Active Shooters who are physically stopped during the commission of their crimes are stopped by courageous citizens, not the police. Often those events are not well publicized in the media. The trend continued with a shooting in Louisville, Kentucky last Thursday evening. A man who […]
I’ve been reading all the information available about the mass shooting at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin last week. It’s another tragedy that shares some of the same characteristics as other active killer events that seem to be happening on a more regular basis of late. Most of the advice I have already written […]