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.
GOLDEN, Colo. — The first officers on the scene had never trained for what they found at Columbine High School: No hostages. No demands. Just killing. In the hours that followed, the nation watched in horror as the standard police procedure for dealing with shooting rampages in the U.S. proved tragically, heartbreakingly flawed on April 20, 1999. Ten years later, Columbine has transformed the way police in the U.S. deal with shooting rampages. - Full Story