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Annapolis, Perryman, Thousand Oaks: At active shooter workshop, no shortage of case studies

Annapolis, Perryman, Thousand Oaks: At active shooter workshop, no shortage of case studies

For the several dozen first responders attending an active-assailant workshop in Annapolis on Thursday, there was no shortage of real-life case studies from which to learn, both at home and across the country.

And in fact, the daylong seminars on how to manage a mass shooting began with attendees watching a video clip of the Ventura County, Calif., sheriff choking back sobs as he announced one of his deputies was among the 12 killed Wednesday night when he responded to the Borderline Bar shooting in Thousand Oaks.

“It used to be every couple of months,...

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