Funding Active Shooter Situation Training

April 15, 2014

Attorney General Holder Urges Congress to Approve Funding for Active Shooter Situation Training

Amid an alarming rise in the number of active shooter incidents since 2009-and following the recent tragedies at Ft. Hood and at a Jewish Community Center in Kansas-Attorney General Eric Holder urged Congress to approve $15 million in funding for active shooter training and other officer safety initiatives. These initiatives are critical to providing front-line officers-who are usually first on the scene of an active shooting incident-with the tools, training, and equipment they need to respond to threats, to protect themselves, and to save innocent lives.

Updated December 18, 2015