Police Adopt 'Rapid Response' to Shootings

Browman, Darcia Harris
April 2001
Education Week;04/04/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the `rapid response' approach of United States police aimed at immediate apprehension of armed suspects in crowded buildings, like schools. Overview on previous command-and-control technique used by patrol officers in responding to violent incidents; Lessons learned by police from the shooting on the Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Colorado.


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