A very interesting point of the data analysis is on page 11 the most common security measure used where potential attacks were averted was “Security Officers or Police Officer at/in school”. It is not surprising to me but in the current climate where there is a push to remove police from school in the capacity of SRO or SLO this call for action should be re-examined.
Get the publication here: cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/Publications/cops-w0946-pub.pdf
Mass shootings are more common in states with weaker gun laws and higher levels of gun ownership, the study found.
— Read on www.vox.com/2019/3/8/18254626/mass-shootings-gun-violence-laws-study
Here is a link to the article.
An Ohio service designs a new approach to get to casualties quickly and safely.
— Read on www.emsworld.com/article/1222346/faster-care-mass-shootings
A multiple part series on violence near school.
Even as crime has dropped in L.A., thousands of children grow up with a constant drumbeat of death.
— Read on www.latimes.com/projects/la-me-edu-school-safety/
New CPRC Research: How a Botched Study Fooled the World About the U.S. Share of Mass Public Shootings: U.S. Rate is Lower than Global Average – Crime Prevention Research CenterCrime Prevention Research Center
— Read on crimeresearch.org/2018/08/new-cprc-research-how-a-botched-study-fooled-the-world-about-the-u-s-share-of-mass-public-shootings-u-s-rate-is-lower-than-global-average/
If Lott’s study is accurate what is it’s impact? Lankford’s research has greatly impacted the response to school shootings, if Lankford work is inaccurate how will prevention and response to school shootings change??
Here is another new report about Lott’s school shooting study