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Force Science News #98: Solo Officers vs. Active Killers: Officers Speak Out

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Force Science News #98
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Force Science News Mailbag

Solo officers vs. Active Killers: Officers speak out

Ohio Trainer Ron Borsch’s advocacy of single-officer entries into active shooter sites [Transmission #97, 5/9/08] touched off an unprecedented volume of responses to Force Science News.

Other reactions, intensely pro or con, appeared on PoliceOne, the strategic partner of the Force Science Research Center, where the article is also posted. [Read the article & comments here]

Nearly 70% of readers who expressed an opinion to FSN agreed with Borsch’s solo-officer approach. Here’s a representative sampling of responses, edited for brevity and clarity. The writers are expressing their personal opinions and not necessarily the official views of their agencies.

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May 24th, 2008 at 7:44 pm

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

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Force Science News #97
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I. Ohio trainer makes the case for single-officer entry against active killers
II. Force Science News to be translated for 14,000 French-speaking officers

I. Ohio trainer makes the case for single-officer entry against active killers

If you’re a patrol officer who’s first on the scene of an active-shooter call, should you make immediate entry in hunt for the suspect…or wait for other early responders and improvise a rapid deployment team?

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May 9th, 2008 at 7:42 pm

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Force Science News #96: Force Science Students Put Their Knowledge To Use Part 2 of a 2-Part Series

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Force Science News #96
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Force Science students put their knowledge to use
Part 2 of a 2-part series

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the Force Science Certification course that was recently held in London, England. As part of that class, those who pursued certificates of completion were required to take a written test and participate in a practical exercise that challenged them to apply the Force Science concepts they had just learned to an actual case.

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May 1st, 2008 at 7:41 pm

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