Originally Posted by alnorth
what training do you think is needed? The tactical response to an active shooter is not complicated, its this: go to the shooter, ignore any victims you see, ignore everything, just go to the shooter, and either shoot him or die trying.
These guys don't need to memorize traffic regulations and arrest procedure.
To be effective they would need law enforcement training and certification. In fact it would be better if they would contract out with the local police department.
They probably also need a secured bullet-proof station..
Otherwise they will be the first fat slob killed