Active Shooter


US Patent Office Issues Three Gunshot Detection Patents to Shooter Detection Systems

US Patent Office Issues Three Gunshot Detection Patents to Shooter Detection Systems

Gunshot detection with video analytics, gunshot detection in an indoor environment, and gunshot detection analysis during fire alarms are now exclusive patents held by SDS

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Parkland Administrators Cleared of Wrongdoing In 2018 Shooting

“Insufficient factual or legal basis” found to discipline staff members

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One Year After UNC Charlotte Shooting, Area Universities Upgrade Campus Security Policies

While UNC Charlotte officials are still waiting on the results of a review, nearby universities have taken action to hire new personnel, expand active shooter training and more.

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Kentucky Youth Agrees to Plea Deal for Campus Shooting, Deaths

The suspect in a 2018 shooting at Marshall County High School has pleaded guilty to murder.

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Following 2018 Shooting, Kentucky School District Receives $620,000 Grant For Security Improvements

Marshall County High School, the site of a shooting that killed two students in 2018, has since received hundreds of thousands in grants for security systems and mental health therapists.

EDITOR'S COMMENTARY

Security From a Higher Power

It is my hope that campus violence and shootings aren’t becoming so mainstream news that we forget or dismiss how divisive and tragic a shooting will be seen. A shooting or untimely death of any kind is proportionately tragic.

Teachers’ Unions Say Active Shooter Drills Need Reform to Protect Student Mental Health

The AFT and NEA have released a paper stating that they do not recommend shooter drills and issued six key guidelines for districts that continue to conduct the drills.

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Accused Shooter at STEM School Highland Ranch in Denver Pleads Guilty to Murder

The 16-year-old assailant, who took part in a shooting that killed one student and injured eight others, will face a minimum sentence of 40 years in prison.



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Two Fatally Shot, One Wounded at Texas A&M University-Commerce Residence Hall

All classes have been canceled at Texas A&M-Commerce through Monday evening as a result of an incident at one of the university’s residence halls, university officials said.

All Too Common

As of July 2019, there were 22 school shootings in the United States in which someone was hurt or killed.

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