Nightclub security prevents reasonably foreseeable crime
Nightclub security is not currently designed to:
- Foresee and prevent terrorist attacks;
- Foresee and prevent planned mass murder;
- Defend against assault rifles and handguns;
- Stop mentally ill radicalized men willing to die.
Mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016.
- Orange County Registry Newspaper asks about nightclub security.
- Interview with Reporter Tony Saavedra.
Podcast Time Stamps:
[00:40] — Largest mass shooting in modern history of United States.
[01:20] — ISIS inspired homegrown US terrorist.
[02:00] — Common pattern in mass shootings incidents.
[03:50] — Interview with Tony Saavedra OC register newspaper.
[04:00] — Can mass murder in US nightclubs be prevented?
[08:00] — Nightclub security is not like airport security.
[10:20] — Police officer outside of nightclub could not stop shooter.
[14:20 ]— What’s the solution to mass murder by terrorists.
[16:10] — Should nightclub security allow more people to carry guns?
[23:15] — Mass shootings require a tactical law enforcement response.
[26:50] — Is deadly force going to become the new standard response?
[27:25] — Most commercial spaces in US are soft targets.
[30:50] — One common denominator is Islamic radicalization by internet.
[31:00] — Gun control debate hampers progress to real legislation.
Nightclub Security at the Pulse
- Could not reasonably foresee that a mass shooting would occur.
- Nightclub security plan posted an off-duty police officer outside.
- Reasonable attempts to engage the shooter were tried and failed.
- The attack at the Pulse nightclub was sudden using overwhelming force.
What Needs to be Done?
- Stop ISIS and other terrorists groups abroad.
- Bridge the education divide between Islam and radical factions.
- Take the handcuffs off investigators and intelligence agencies.
- Tighten controls on immigration and movement of radical groups.
- Remove politics from gun control and start real debates.
- Gather the best minds on these gun issues to study and propose policy.
- Gather the top terrorism experts to study and propose policy.
- Gather lawmakers to streamline our ability to target known threats.
- It’s time to get tough and be more aggressive toward domestic terrorism.
- Educate the public about how they can participate in making places safe.
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