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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by philip964 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:09 pm

I can’t tell you the last time 12 people died from fire in an office building in the US.

Pulling the fire alarm should disengage any magnetic locks in a building. But that has problems of its own what with an active shooter running around.

Many of the casualties at the Parkland High School were on the third floor. He pulled the fire alarm.

It worked for a while on the first floor, but they got wise. The second floor could hear the gunshots and were not fooled. The third floor didn’t hear the gun shots and evacuated and were killed.


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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:56 am

Thanks, Knox boxes is what they were called ( brain fart ). However, these had no alarms associated with them

Our's were configured that way! It made sure our's got put back and not left! somewhere, can't have the keys to 75% of the buildings in the city laying around!
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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by Jusme » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:29 am

WTR wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:08 pm
philip964 wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:40 pm
https://news.yahoo.com/police-thwarted- ... 20769.html

Police thwarted by security locks in municipal building.

Mass shooter could go anywhere but police couldn’t due to “security” locks.

I am reminded of a movie Borne Legacy where there is an employee who because of drugs he is taking decides to kill everyone he works with in a secure pharmaceutical laboratory. The police have trouble getting to him as well. He goes to the extra trouble of removing the interior door handles to prevent his coworkers from escaping.

One of the jobs of the high paid bosses is to look at things like this. And say what if... since we have banned our employees from protecting themselves....
I’ve worked in buildings which had a secure box which the fire department could access. The box held keys in order to access the building. Sounds like access by LEOs would be prudent.
Especially since it was a munincipal building, I would think, all LEO or any other first responders would have key cards, or pushbutton fobs to unlock doors. Tight security sounds great until it is shown to be a detriment, to actual safety.JMHO
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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by TreyHouston » Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:57 pm

I wonder IF HE KNEW his coworkers were armed, would he have done the same thing????
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Post by Beiruty » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:03 pm

Did anyone noticed, that incident "news factor" died in less than a week?
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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by philip964 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:42 am

https://pilotonline.com/news/local/virg ... a3b42.html

Considered bringing gun to work because of employee shooter’s behavior, but didn’t because of gun free policy says widow of dead woman.


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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by Papa_Tiger » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:51 am

philip964 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:42 am
https://pilotonline.com/news/local/virg ... a3b42.html

Considered bringing gun to work because of employee shooter’s behavior, but didn’t because of gun free policy says widower of dead woman.
FTFY

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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by Jusme » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:52 am

Beiruty wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:03 pm
Did anyone noticed, that incident "news factor" died in less than a week?
That's because none of it fits their gun control narrative. He wasn't a white supremacists, Trump supporter, he didn't use an evil black rifle, and it was a gun free zone. All they can harp on is the fact that he used a silencer, which is highly restricted, and requires additional background checks. The guns, weren't bought through the "gun show loophole" and he wasn't a domestic abuser, so "red flag" laws would not have intervened.
All they care about is passing more ineffective laws, and they don't want to talk about facts.
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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by philip964 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:14 pm

Jusme wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:52 am
Beiruty wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:03 pm
Did anyone noticed, that incident "news factor" died in less than a week?
That's because none of it fits their gun control narrative. He wasn't a white supremacists, Trump supporter, he didn't use an evil black rifle, and it was a gun free zone. All they can harp on is the fact that he used a silencer, which is highly restricted, and requires additional background checks. The guns, weren't bought through the "gun show loophole" and he wasn't a domestic abuser, so "red flag" laws would not have intervened.
All they care about is passing more ineffective laws, and they don't want to talk about facts.
I read some where a registered Democrat.


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Re: VA: 13 dead at Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

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Post by DynamicDan » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:20 pm

Yep, now all of a sudden those legally owned suppressors that are used for target shooting are evil. The inches keep coming.


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