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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.
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March 16, 2014
Newtown struggles to meet mental health care demand

Newtown struggles to meet mental health care demand

Some of the charities paying for mental health care for children and families affected by the Sandy Hook massacre are running short of money - Full Story
March 04, 2014

SWAT capabilities growing for Texas school shootings

Upgrades in police training and weaponry have improved the confidence of several local school districts in their ability to respond to a school shooting - Full Story
March 02, 2014

Idaho guns on campus bill moves forward, despite objections from chiefs

Idaho measure would allow retired law enforcement officers and those with new enhanced concealed carry permit to bring their firearms onto campus - Full Story
February 25, 2014

New tech transforms Idaho police response to school emergencies

The new system requires school staff to wear wireless security badges connected to the district's WiFi system to communicate to police dispatchers - Full Story
February 16, 2014

Texas groups call for ban of less lethal in schools

Education commissioner should ban use of TASERs, pepper spray and other weapons in schools, according to a request from the ACLU and six other groups - Full Story
February 02, 2014

Despite safety measures, school shootings continue

There have been at least 11 school shootings this academic year alone - Full Story
February 01, 2014

Police: 2 students shot near Michigan State campus

Police are searching for a man who shot two college students inside their apartment near Michigan State University - Full Story
January 31, 2014

Uproar after company uses Newtown police photo in ad

SC company sent the email Tuesday to school officials, saying the window coverings can stop bullets and keep out intruders - Full Story
January 28, 2014
Knife-wielding teen assaults officers, gets shot

Knife-wielding teen assaults officers, gets shot

An officer shot a 17-year-old runaway in the wrist Tuesday morning at a Hawaii high school after the teen cut one officer with a knife and punched two others - Full Story
January 25, 2014

Student fatally shot on SC campus, suspect charged

Justin Bernard Singleton pulled out a handgun and shot Brandon Robinson in the neck before fleeing campus with 3 other men - Full Story

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