Active Shooter


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Cal State LA Receives Two Threats In the Span of a Week

Cal State LA had to increase security at its library after somebody made a threat to shoot it up.

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South Carolina Student Arrested After Fabricating School Threat

A high school student fabricated a story about a classmate having a gun and threatening to shoot up the school, police said.

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UNCC to Secure All Non-locking Classrooms Following Spring Shooting

In response to a classroom shooting in the spring, UNC Charlotte will add security measures that include equipping non-locking classrooms with kits to secure doors, the school’s chancellor said in a statement released Friday.

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Study: Policies Aimed at Preventing School Violence Can Have Negative Impact on Students of Color

The research advocates for a restorative justice approach to crisis prevention instead of doubling down on zero tolerance discipline policies.

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Snapchat Threat Causes Parents to Keep Children at Home

A threatening snap sent out over the weekend to high school students has parents uneasy about sending their children to the Virginia high school.

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8-Year-Old Florida Student Prevents Potential School Shooting

An 8-year-old elementary student is being called a hero after he alerted security at his school that his classmate had shown him a gun in the bathroom.

Students Tackle Classmate After He Brandishes a Gun During Class in California

Students Tackle Classmate After He Brandishes a Gun During Class in California

A male student at La Habra High School in California was tackled by his classmates after he took out an unloaded gun in class.

Students in Ohio Left Scared After Hearing Gunfire During an Active Shooting Training

Students in Ohio Left Scared After Hearing Gunfire During an Active Shooting Training

Some schools are hosting active shooting trainings that involve shooting blanks, and requiring students to practice what to do in case a shooter were on campus. However, some are wondering if these drills are too much for students to handle.



Confronting Active Shooters

Today’s schools, businesses and healthcare campuses are employing indoor shot detection to reduce or eliminate delays and errors common in victim- or witness-initiated responses to active shooter incidents. Adding this technology to a campus life safety system can help shorten the duration of an active shooter event.

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