James Holmes

Lone gunman-types can be more difficult to prevent for law enforcement than larger-scale terrorist attacks. (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Lone Gunman’ Situations A Policing Nightmare

He’s hard to pick out of a crowd. He has no criminal record. Often, he hasn’t told anyone about his plans. He’s compiled a weapons cache legally. He doesn’t show up on any law enforcement radar until after he’s acted.


An officer keeps watch inside an AMC move theater where the film 'The Dark Knight Rises' is playing.   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Will Safety Concerns Impact ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ At The Box Office?

Police around the Washington region are beefing up security at movie theaters in the wake of the Friday’s “The Dark Knight Rises” shooting tragedy. But is their presence enough to make you feel safe?


AURORA, CO - JULY 20:  The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to reports, 12 people have been killed and over 59 injured. Police have the suspect, twenty-four year old James Holmes of North Aurora, in custody.  (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Colorado Shooting: Dept. Of Defense Confirms 3 Military Members Wounded, 1 Missing

The U.S. Department of Defense in Washington says three members of the U.S. Armed Forces were wounded in a movie theater shooting in Colorado and one is unaccounted for.


James Holmes. (University of Colorado Denver)

PHOTO GALLERY: 13 Dead After Mass Shooting In Aurora, Colorado Movie Theater

13 people are dead after a mass shooting took place in a movie theater shortly after midnight. As tragedy unfolds, families across the nation are forced to face the unsettling feeling that it may not even be safe to go see Batman.


File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama: “Shocked And Saddened” Over Mass Theater Shooting, 12 Dead, 9 In Critical Condition, Suspect Identified

President Obama has been informed by his staff of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado that has claimed the lives of at least 14 people, with reportedly 9 people in critical condition. Police have a suspect, James Holmes, in custody.