Author Archives: Mark V

About Mark V

Dedicated shooter, seeker, traveler, teacher, trainer, educator

Train Until You Can’t Get it Wrong

By Mark V. Lonsdale – STTU

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LAPD Response to 2020 Riots

Police 1 article A group of retired Los Angeles Police Department veterans and others reviewed the response of the Los Angeles Police Department to demonstrations and disturbances in Los Angeles in late May and early June 2020 following the death … Continue reading

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The Training Never Stops

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Shoot / No Shoot — The Storming of the US Capitol

Worth a read and discussion with your senior administrators https://www.police1.com/officer-shootings/articles/should-you-shoot-someone-breaching-the-us-capitol-QEBVADUcf50fXkuV/ Should you shoot someone breaching the U.S. Capitol? Decisions to use force, especially deadly force, are unquestionably the most critical an officer will ever make Today at 10:27 AM This … Continue reading

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Fatal Shooting at the US Capitol

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Ask Not….. & Meet the Challenge

S.T.T.U.

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The Training Never Stops!

From the Director’s Desk

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Train Hard – Train Smart – Train Often

Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU

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4 key lessons from the Las Vegas shooting response from Police 1

At Urban Shield, a Las Vegas Metro PD SWAT commander shared key takeaways from the police response to the massacre By Nancy Perry, Editor, Sep 12, 2018 On October 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire on 22,000 Las Vegas concert attendees from … Continue reading

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The Pentagon Attacked – 9 SEPT 2001

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU     At approximately 09:45 on 11 SEPT 2001 the Pentagon came under attack by radical fundamentalists. After taking control of American Airlines Flight 77, a 757 loaded with innocent souls, hijackers intentionally piloted the aircraft … Continue reading

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