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Shots Fired at Atlanta-Area Grade School

August 20, 2013
The alleged gunman entered the school and talked to a clerk. The man, who was dressed in black and had an AK-47, surrendered peacefully after being confronted by police officers.

N.J. Officers Train to Engage Active Shooters

August 20, 2013
An active shooter drill today at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, N.J., tested the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Ohio Student Shoots Self in Classroom

April 29, 2013
In an apparent suicide attempt, a student at La Salle High School in Cincinnati, pulled out a gun and shot himself in front of his classmates this morning.

Minn. School Gets Ballistic White Boards

April 24, 2013
A Minnesota school district where two students were killed in a 2003 shooting unveiled a new device Tuesday aimed at adding a last-ditch layer of safety for teachers and students: ballistic whiteboards.

Three Students Shot at La. College

April 16, 2013
Just outside of a Grambling State University dorm a fight broke out between students. Three students at the Louisiana campus were shot but did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

2 Women Shot at Va. Community College

April 15, 2013
A gunman opened fire Friday on a satellite campus of the New River Community College in Christiansburg, Va., wounding two women. The suspect was apprehended by an off-duty security guard and two police officers about five minutes after the incident started.

NRA Report Argues for Weapons Training for School Personnel

April 2, 2013
The School Shield Initiative task force recommended improved training for school resource officers and a training program for designated school personnel that wish to be armed. The model for both, as outlined in the report, involves 40 to 60 hours of comprehensive instruction.

Police Found, Guns, Ammo, Swords In Newtown Killer's Home

March 28, 2013
Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza stockpiled guns, ammunition, and samurai swords leading up to the Dec. 14 mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., according to court documents released today.

Ga. SRO Disarms Suspect in Middle School Shooting

January 31, 2013
An off-duty Georgia police officer working as a school resource officer disarmed and detained a student who is suspected of shooting a 14-year-old classmate in the head.

Calif. Lawmakers Propose Arming Teachers

January 30, 2013
A group of seven Republican state lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would allow school districts to use education funds to train teachers, administrators and janitors to use guns so they can protect campuses from violent intruders.

Second Suspect Charged In Texas College Shooting

January 24, 2013
Authorities have charged a second suspect in the Tuesday shooting of three people at a Houston-area community college. The suspect's name has not been released, because he is not in custody.

3 Shot at Texas Community College

January 22, 2013
At least three people have been shot at a community college in north Harris County on Tuesday morning. One suspect has been detained, and police are searching for a second suspect.

Shooting Reported at St. Louis College

January 15, 2013
A gunman shot one person at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts in St. Louis. It has been reported that the 21-year-old gunman also shot himself.

Taft School Staff Convinced Suspect to Put Down Weapon

January 11, 2013
One student was shot in the upper right chest on Thursday at Taft Union High School. A teacher and school administrator were able to talk to the suspect and convince him to give up his weapon, reports Reuters.

Verbal De-Escalation

January 11, 2013
As the details about Thursday's Taft Union High School Shooting are coming to light, we're learning that two brave school staff members were able to distract the shooter long enough so that the rest of the students in the class could escape the room unharmed.

Student Opens Fire at Calif. High School

January 10, 2013
A student opened fire with a shotgun Thursday morning at a rural California high school, injuring two before he was taken into custody. One person received minor injuries and refused medical attention while the other, a student, was airlifted to a local hospital.

NRA Calls for Armed Officers in All Schools

December 21, 2012
Saying the only thing that will stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre called for armed officers in all schools today during a press conference at the organization's headquarters.

Police Readers Oppose Assault Weapon Ban

December 20, 2012
A full 84% of those officers who chose to answer the question (498) said that restricting the sale of "assault weapons" would not reduce the number of mass murder incidents such as the Newtown Massacre.

A Whole Village to Raise…Only One Madman To Destroy

December 20, 2012
I often wondered if the school would begrudge my occasionally sitting in some unoccupied office as I wrote for POLICE. And I had every reason to suspect that other officers would be willing to stop by the school and lend an unsubsidized vigil.

Obama: 'Our Hearts Are Broken' for Conn. Victims

December 14, 2012
President Obama told a grieving nation that "our hearts are broken" by a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., which claimed the lives of at least 27 people, including 20 children.
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