It took a tragedy the magnitude of the suicide bombings that injured hundreds and killed nearly three dozen in Brussels, Belgium to derail the media’s obsession with Donald Trump rallies and their inevitable descent into riots (with as little as a single punch thrown now considered a “riot”).

NPR has realized that it has been sending its reporters right into the danger zone, inspiring the network to offer safety training to those on the front lines.

We’d assumed most NPR reporters were hardened war correspondents with extensive weapons training, but apparently we were wrong.