Posted September 10, 2015 9:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at a federal office building in Lower Manhattan, New York August 21, 2015. One person was killed and another was critically wounded after gunfire broke out at a federal building in Lower Manhattan on Friday, New York police and fire officials said. The shooting, which took place at a building that houses an immigration court, resulted in a single fatality at the scene, a spokesman for the Fire Department of New York said. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

“I asked if the NYPD considered the Good Guy With a Gun scenario when developing their active shooter protocols. Deputy Commissioner Miller replied with a flat no — it didn’t enter into their thinking, at least not when considering the civilians in the department’s jurisdiction. ‘There are a minimal number of carry permits, business permits, or even legal guns in New York,’ he said. He allowed that things might be different for the police who dealt with the assault on the Garland, Texas, show of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad: ‘It’s not like Texas where two terrorists can show up to an art show with two AK-47s and multiple magazines and still be outgunned. I love that about Texas.’” – Alex Yablon in What I Learned at the NYPD’s First-Ever Active Shooter Training for Journalists [via thetrace.org]

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