The School Violence topic features news and information to help beat cops and school resource officers reverse the direction of the escalating violence in our nation's schools. Today, with the advent of gangs, video games, and a culture that is marketing violence to our children, school violence is increasing at an unprecedented rate.
For the week of October 25, Dave Smith warns of two anti-police groups, and reflects on a cop's good deed when she purchased groceries for a woman and her hungry children after she was caught stealing food, the tragic death of a teen armed with replica guns, and yet another school shooting.
One potential solution to the active shooter problem that has spiraled out of control are "Muder-Free Zones." Anyone charged with first-degree murder within these zones would be tried as an adult regardless of age. - Full Story
In the 1950s, school children were taught to "duck and cover" in case of nuclear attack and were herded into school basements for bomb drills. We didn't hide the dangers from our kids, we prepared them. - Full Story
The Obama administration is considering a $50 million plan to fund hundreds of police officers in public schools as part of its anti-gun violence package. Schools across the country have been pondering the issue in the wake of several school shootings, while others have already taken action. - Full Story
Twenty-six people — 20 students and six adults — were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14. In this special report, we bring news from the scene and offer expert perspective on the tragedy. - Full Story