“Plan Ahead”

What is your agency’s plan for an active shooting at the local middle school? What about for a massive flood that renders your roads useless? How about for a thunderstorm that causes a widespread power outage? Or for when a blizzard tears through your jurisdiction making the...

“DSS Prays For Kalamazoo”

Gunshots fired, people running on adrenaline and fear… The active shooter has struck again! No, this is not a movie. These are real life events and most importantly, innocent lives were lost. Jason Brain Dalton wreaked havoc in the state of Michigan. For us at DSS, this incident...

“End The Streak”

Sandy Hook, San Bernardino, Aurora, Virginia Tech, and the list goes on and on. Our nation has been plagued by shootings.More and more, people are using violence and terror as coping methods, their tools for letting out frustrations, or worse: political and terrorist agendas. The...

Free Active Shooter & Terrorism Webinar

DSS Corporation; a leader in online training for dispatchers, will be hosting a free webinar on March 5th, from 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm EST.  Tony Harrison’s presentation will: (68) Views

5 Key Findings Regarding Active Shooter Events

At approximately 9:50 a.m. last Thursday, a recently demoted employee at ArrowStream entered the office with a concealed gun. News reports stated that after demanding a meeting with his boss, the disgruntled employee identified as Tony DeFrances, drew his gun and critically shot...

The Evolving Method of Response to Active Shooter Calls

In our Tuesday Tips and Tricks article this week, we talked about the seriousness of active shooter events, and how they impact the dispatch center. With statistics estimating a person is shot every 15 seconds once the shooting starts, it is critical for 911 operators to decipher...

The Reality of Active Shooter Calls

If you work in Law Enforcement, or follow current news, you are probably aware of the active shooter drills that Police, Fire and EMS responders are participating in across the country this summer. These types of trainings are hosted in local schools and or local malls, providing...