ST. LOUIS – From a Las Vegas outdoor concert to a church service in a small Texas town, recent events have many people concerned about safety in public spaces. That harsh reality should not deter people from living their lives, but it highlights the importance of situational awareness and safety.
“Being prepared saves lives,” said Steve Lewis, a co-founder of Tier One Tactical Solutions, LLC, a St. Louis-based company that trains workplaces, places of worship, and schools on how to handle active killer scenarios.
The company teaches clients to stay alert, spot danger, and give themselves a fighting chance.
With 30 years of experience in law enforcement, Lewis said he pays close attention to safety at any site. He said visitors to any venue, be it a church or at a rowdy concert, should ask themselves a series of important questions.
“You’re walking into this venue
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The city of Orlando released the first detailed photos inside the Pulse nightclub on Tuesday, taken by police after the June 12 mass shooting.
The FBI, which is investigating the shooting, authorized the release of the photos weeks ago. Because of a time-consuming redaction process, the city did not release them until now.
None of the 400 crime scene photos posted on the city’s website depict the people killed or wounded in the club. Every one of the 49 people killed was moved out of the club long before the photos were taken June 20, eight days after the attack.
The photos do, however, offer one of the first comprehensive looks into the building, showing abandoned drinks and bullet holes in the walls. They show disarray in the bathrooms, and the giant blasts SWAT teams blew in the exterior walls at about 5 a.m. to draw out the gunman and rescue survivors who
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