ACTIVE SHOOTER

Course Prepares Local Businesses for Active Shooter Emergency

"Stop the Threat - Stop the Bleed" is free and open to any organizations in Cass County

FARGO, N.D. — A collaboration between local police officers and Essentia is aiming to help save lives. It’s a joint effort between the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Fargo and West Fargo Police and Essentia to “Stop the Threat” and “Stop the Bleed.” “The key takeaway is knowing what to do should the worst happen in our community. All the things…

First Responders in Grand Forks Take Part in Active Shooter Drill

The scenario was as realistic as possible

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — First responders in Grand Forks carried out an active shooter drill they’ve been planning for months. “The benefit of not knowing as much information in regards to the scenario is that’s how it would be in real life. We have to figure out what is going on and ascertain the issue, figure out what resources we…

Emergency Responders Hold Active Shooter Drill in West Fargo

Sanford and Essentia also took part in the exercise

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you saw a lot of first responders around Liberty Middle School this morning, there’s nothing to worry about. It was just a training exercise. Fifteen agencies from the area practiced what would happen in the event of an active shooter. First responders take into account mass shootings happening nationwide when they planned the exercise. Some…

Shooting At Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center

A spokeswoman for Sanford Health System says no patients or bystanders were injured.

ABERDEEN, S.D. – One person is in custody after a report of a shooter at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center. A spokeswoman for Sanford Health System says no patients or bystanders were injured. Brown County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Tom Schmitt says the situation at the hospital has been resolved. Witnesses say the hospital was temporarily evacuated following a report of shots…

Active Shooter In Custody After Stand Off In Rolette County

One person is in custody after shots were fired shortly after 1:00 a.m. and an 8 hour stand off.

Rolette County, ND — An active shooter situation has been resolved in Rolette County, North Dakota. According to the Rolette County Attorney on the Rolette County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page the situation played out overnight. Rolette County 911 dispatch received a call during the early morning hours Tuesday regarding an armed individual in the City of Rolette, in Rolette County….

Female Suspect Dead After Shooting At YouTube

San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters Tuesday that the victims have gunshot wounds and were taken to hospitals.

SAN BRUNO, CA (AP) – Authorities say a woman believed to be the shooter at YouTube headquarters is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and four others have been wounded. San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters Tuesday that the victims have gunshot wounds and were taken to hospitals. A spokesman for San Francisco General Hospital says it received three…

Shooter In Custody at Florida High School

Reports are there are at least 20 people injured.

PARKLAND, FL– Authorities say the shooter at a South Florida high school is now in custody. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office gave no details in briefly tweeting that development. It did not identify the shooting suspect nor say how the person was taken into custody. Television footage showed police putting a person in the back of a police car outside…

Firehouse Subs, Hungry Donors Help Keep West Fargo Fire and Rescue Safe While on the Job

The West Fargo Fire Department has received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels

WEST FARGO, ND — Firehouse Subs has granted West Fargo Fire and Rescue almost $10,000 for new life saving equipment. They have received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels. The equipment will be used in the case of an active shooter situation and provides protection and aid for…

Moorhead Schools Replacing the Traditional Lockdown System

Supporters think classrooms should be allowed more options in active shooter emergencies

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A replacement to the usual lockdown protocol will be used in Moorhead. Teachers and staff members are already getting trained in on the new program. Columbine and Sandy Hook have become shorthand for horrific school shootings. It’s part of what sparked a nationwide effort to change the traditional lockdown system used in schools. “The lockdown protocol we…

Moorhead Public Schools Making Changes to Lockdown Policy

A regional committee says keeping a classroom locked up in an active shooter situation could sometimes be dangerous

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Schools are making changes to their lockdown policy. A regional committee says keeping a classroom locked up in an active shooter situation could sometimes be dangerous. Implementing the A.L.I.C.E. Schools Emergency Program could take more than a year. But district staff members begin their training tonight. Under the new protocol, classrooms will be allowed to…