May 22nd, 2018

At Santa Fe High School, police had an active-shooter plan. Then the fog of chaos descended.

While law enforcement officials throughout the country are increasingly sketching out strategies on how they’ll respond to active-shooter scenarios, a spate of recent school shootings — including last week’s incident at a Santa Fe, Texas, high school that left 10 dead and 13 injured — demonstrates that carrying out their plans has limits in the fog of chaos.