Strategos Mark Warren in U.S. News: Active Shooter Profile

Strategos’ Mark Warren was interviewed by U.S. News and World Report in the aftermath of the San Bernardino shooting.

“Many terrorist attacks are homicidal or suicidal, says Mark Warren, a former SWAT officer who now teaches terrorism prevention and response tactics through Missouri-based Strategos International. Farook and Malik appeared willing to try to get away, before they fought and were killed by police.

“They didn’t stay. They put themselves on a self-imposed timer because they knew the response was coming,” he says. “If they really wanted a body count, they would have stayed in the building.”

The pair reportedly displayed a relative calmness as they left the building, and didn’t get far due to the immediate police response.

“They weren’t scrambling, they weren’t panicked. It wasn’t a blood lust,” says Warren.

Read the full article by Paul D. Shinkman.