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.
On Monday, April 16th, in Blacksburg, VA, a gunman opened fire on the Virginia Tech campus. At the time of writing, at least 33 people were killed, including the gunman. It was the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history.
Here, find the latest news from the scene of the shooting -- including a slide show and video links -- and read exclusive PoliceOne training articles that can help you prepare to navigate an active shooter situation.
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Ivan D. Young, 41, a rookie Nebraska trooper, was arrested in connection with a school shooting threat that led to public school lockdowns in three counties earlier this week, officials said Friday. (Nebraska State Police) - Full Story