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.
A Baltimore County police officer secures the scene after a shooting in the parking lot of Randallstown High School, May 7. Four students were wounded in the drive-by shooting. The incident was one of several recent violent incidents at U.S. schools in the months after the anniversary of the Columbine tragedy. Officers must remain vigilant of the myriad threats when responding to school calls - Full Story