Police tactics in San Bernardino were honed in previous mass shootings elsewhere

-THE SACRAMENTO BEE, 3 DECEMBER 2015, FEAT. PROF. SETH STOUGHTON:

Lt. Mike Madden was on his way to lunch and happened to be nearby when the first 911 calls came in.

He could tell from the dispatcher’s voice that something out of the ordinary was happening at the center for people with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino.

“We have an active shooter,” Madden reported to the dispatcher, pleading for reinforcements.

A minute later, he entered the building with three other San Bernardino police officers. There, he found 14 people dead and 21 wounded in the nation’s worst mass shooting since the 2012 attack at Sandy Hook Elementary. <Read More>