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Ann Thompson / WVXU

Police Departments from all over the country are calling on Dayton for active shooter training. They recognize that Dayton officers were able to take down Connor Betts thirty seconds after they got the call in a shooting that could have been much worse. Nine people were killed and more than two dozen were injured on August 4, 2019.

Cincinnati Public Schools

Schools began implementing safety drills after the shooting at Columbine High School in 1999 and the practice has been growing. Now, a report released by the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund is calling for changes, arguing these drills cause trauma to students and teachers.

Cincinnati Public Schools

On Jan. 23, the Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies school's principal made an announcement that everyone in the building was participating in an active shooter lockdown.

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Michael Monks / The River City News

Preparing for the arrival of an active shooter is now seemingly as common on school campuses as tornado or fire drills. So far in 2019, there have been roughly two dozen shootings at schools in which someone was hurt or killed. But America’s propensity for mass violence extends beyond campuses. Workplaces are also targeted and therefore, more employees are being trained on what to do should tragedy clock in.

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Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati police are still searching for a motive after a deadly shooting incident at the Fifth Third Center on September 6.  

The bank re-opened the lobby Monday for the first time since the attack.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Hamilton County's coroner has released some technical details about last Thursday's deadly shooting at the Fifth Third Center in Downtown Cincinnati. But Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco says there still isn't an answer as to why Omar Enrique Santa-Perez started shooting.