Hear the story of the Columbine High School tragedy from the first SWAT operator to enter the school. Hear what went right, what went wrong and why. From the initial response, intelligence gathered, the first plan and execution to the process of clearing the school and finally the library where Harris and Klebold were found. You haven’t heard the real story until you have heard it from someone who was there.
The hostage incident at Platte Canyon High School in 2006 was as unique as it was tragic. A single, suicidal man entered a high school classroom and took hostages. After negotiations, he was left alone with two teenage girls and gave a deadline for when he would, “blow up the building.” Before the deadline, SWAT executed a first of its kind dual explosive breach. Hear the debrief from the man who planned it. We’ll go over what went right and what went wrong to help you better plan for incidents such as this in the future.