Incident Management

Bringing Calm To Chaos: A Police Foundation Review of the San Bernardino Terrorist Attacks

In December 2015, two terrorists attacked a training session and holiday party for San Bernardino County employees, killing 14 and wounding 24,including two police officers. Further losses were averted by the response of the police department, sheriff’s office, emergency services, and FBI, who came together to prevent additional deaths and injuries

by August Vernon / September 18, 2016

A detailed report shows the lessons learned and tactics utilized during the response to the December 2015 terrorist, active-shooter attack in San Bernardino, California. The report looks at the response of law enforcement agencies and other public safety agencies. The report states that law enforcement went above and beyond their standard call to duty. This was one of the deadliest terrorist attacks on U.S. soil since 9-11. For additional details and to access the report please go to