In order to effectively reduce the consequences and casualties from Active Shooter/Active Assailant events, we must understand the critical phases of the event. As identified by a number of US Government agencies the 7 phases of these types of crimes are (USSS 2018, FBI 2013);
· Fantasy phase
· Weapon acquisition
· Planning phase
· Attack initiation
· Victim reaction
· Responder interaction
The most effective means of addressing prevention is to intervene in the planning and weapon acquisition phase. Those efforts by both citizens and Law Enforcement have not been overly effective to date. As…
As seen in Asia and Europe, the use of edged weapons to inflict mass violence is an increasing threat. The attached article discusses this problem. Detection and automatic protective measures for such attacks must be a serious consideration.
Utilizing a broad acoustical detection device coupled with automatic activation of a protective platform is the most effective means of protection.
Intrusion Technologies and Louroe Electronics Integrate Threat Detection Technologies to Protect Against Active Assailant Threats
Charlotte, NC (June 29, 2018) — Intrusion Technologies Inc. and Louroe Electronics, the world leader in the audio security industry, today announced their intent to combine technologies to help protect against active assailant threats. By integrating Intrusion Technologies’ powerful Active Intruder Mitigation System (AIMS®) with Louroe Electronics’ Digifact™ A microphone, clients will be able to detect and deter active assailants in the first few seconds of an attack to save lives.
Active assailant events most commonly occur in businesses, schools, and government facilities. Increases in…
120 seconds, the time it takes to read this article, the time it takes for the final 2 minutes of a football game, the time it takes to walk 100 yards, and the time it takes to fire 30 rounds from a semi-automatic rifle, reload a magazine fire 30 more rounds, reload fire 30 more rounds. Or the time it takes an attacker to stab 17 people in a hallway. So, you are wondering what is the point? The point is that regardless of the situation and despite the presence of armed intervention, the response of Law Enforcement, the expert…
We released our Generation 5 AIMS (Active Intruder Mitigation System)to the markets on May 1st, 2018. This platform provides for immediate detection through both Gunshot and Aggressive Speech.
Folks, as we are faced with another deadly attack on a school (Santa Fe, Texas), the hand wringing and questioning by lawmakers and decision makers continues with what some believe to be an unsolvable plague. The endless “news” conferences, the political debate about the instrument of choice, the “why” is this happening debates result in little or no effective solution to mitigating Active Shooter or Active Assailant events. For those of us that are in the business of addressing these events or responding to these attacks, the situation is maddening. Even those colleagues that have been at this for many…
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