"Columbine Effect"-- A Report on Copycat School Violence
The Minneapolis Star Tribune has published a story on the trend of copycat school violence patterened after the 1999 Columbine school shootings
Families Ask Media to Stop Publicizing Names of Mass Shooters
the effects of their actions, and prevent other angry, troubled young men from being inspired by the infamy of those who opened fire at Columbine High School, Virginia Tech or Newtown, Conn.
The effort is also about finding some relief. Almost a year after Dawn Hochsprung, the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, was killed, her daughter Erica Lafferty walked into the lobby of MSNBC
The High Price of Fame
them plenty of examples of instant fame through mass murder. The Columbine killers, the Virginia Tech murderer,
Ore. Teen Accused of Plotting School Bombing
Police arrested a 17-year-old West Albany High School student Thursday for plotting a Columbine-style attack on his school using explosive devices.
Authorities learned of the incident after someone called police and said Grant Acord was planning to blow up the high school when students returned from the Memorial Day weekend
Teen Threatened 'Columbine-Style' Attack at Illinois High School
A Metea Valley High School student must undergo a psychological evaluation after threatening to commit a 'Columbine-style' attack at the campus.
The 16-year-old allegedly texted
5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement
Later, the FBI switched to the .40-caliber S&W that is now the most prevalent duty ammo in law enforcement. The .40-caliber provides similar ballistics to a 10mm in a shorter casing.[PAGEBREAK]
Columbine High School Massacre
April 20, 1999: Littleton, Colo.
The attack on Columbine High School
Columbine: The Horror Writer
Editor's Note: The following is an expanded version of the interview that was published in the September 2009 issue of POLICE Magazine.
Dave Cullen's "Columbine" is not just a best-selling true crime story. It doesn't just journalistically examine the events of the nation's most infamous school massacre, it brings them to life.
Focusing on 10
Columbine 10-Year Survey: Campuses Improve Security, but Require More Funding
University and K-12 campuses have made great strides in their safety and security programs since the April 1999 Columbine High School shooting, according to a survey conducted by Campus Safety magazine.
That said, budgets and the availability of resources, as well as security personnel levels continue to pose major challenges to today’s U.S. academic institutions. Results
Columbine Video Game Draws Relatives' Ire
An online game based on the Columbine High School massacre is drawing criticism from relatives of those who died in the 1999 attack, including a father who says it trivializes the actions of the two teen killers.
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Communications: Sound Tactics
of this equation, look at the Columbine school massacre.
Among the communication setbacks experienced at Columbine were the wide variety of radio frequencies used by the some 47 different agencies that responded to the incident. SWAT units also had to deal with environmental factors that inhibited communications, including a cacophony of alarms going off in hallways. Also the varying reliability