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Podcasts

NCJA 10-14

The Beat (U.S. DOJ COPS Office Podcast)

Policing Matters

The Squad Room

The Murder Squad: Jensen and Holes (A retired cold case investigator and an investigative journalist tackle various unsolved cases in this popular true-crime podcast.)

Reports and Documents

Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools (2021)

Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2020: The FBI has designated 40 shootings in 2020 as active shooter incidents. The FBI defines an active shooter as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area.

Active Shooter Incidents 20-Year Review 2000-2019: This report, produced by the FBI’s Office of Partner Engagement, encompasses statistical data regarding 333 active shooter incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2019. Each page focuses on a particular active shooter-related topic and has been designed specifically for law enforcement officers, other first responders, corporations, educators, and the general public.

Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2019: The FBI has designated 28 shootings in 2019 as active shooter incidents. The FBI defines an active shooter as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area.

President’s Commission Final Report: The final report of the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice was made available in December 2020.

FBI Hate Crimes 2019

U.S. Secret Service Releases Report on Targeted School Violence — Dec 5, 2019, 5:27:41 PM

The United States Secret Service recently released a report on targeted school violence. The report indicates, as does previous Secret Service research, that targeted school violence is preventable.

FBI 2018 Hate Crime Statistics Now Available — Nov 13, 2019, 9:31:31 PM

The FBI released the 2018 Hate Crime Statistics. In addition, a link has been provided to a summary of the statistical findings.

Active Shooter Incidents in the United States 2018 — Oct 16, 2019, 6:18:48 PM

FBI Report on Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters — Oct 16, 2019, 3:44:03 PM

USSS Report on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces (2018) — Jul 9, 2019, 10:20:14 PM

FBI Releases 2018 LEOKA — May 10, 2019, 8:09:44 PM

FBI Releases Semiannual Crime Report (2018) — May 7, 2019, 12:50:16 PM

“Statistics released today in the FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report revealed overall declines in the number of violent crimes and property crimes reported for the first six months of 2018 when compared with figures for the first six months of 2017. The report is based on information from 14,509 law enforcement agencies that submitted three to six months of comparable data to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.”

FBI 2017 Hate Crime Statistics Now Available — Nov 14, 2018, 9:46:16 PM

The FBI has released the latest hate crime statistics. The report, detailing statistics from the year 2017, shows a significant increase in the number of offenses motivated by race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender, and gender identity. To download a copy of the full report, click here.

FEMA Releases After-Action Report on Las Vegas Shooting — Sep 10, 2018, 3:22:50 PM

Final Report from Newtown (Sandy Hook) Released — Jan 30, 2018, 1:21:25 PM

FBI Releases Study on Active Shooter Incidents — Nov 8, 2017, 6:49:17 PM

The full report PDF report is located here.

States with right-to-carry concealed handgun laws experience increases in violent crime, according to Stanford scholar — Nov 8, 2017, 6:41:50 PM

Free CA POST Videos — Apr 18, 2017, 4:43:19 PM

Measuring Performance in a Modern Police Organization

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