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View Resource The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative: Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States

A publication of the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Education, this report is an expansion of the earlier Interim Report on the Prevention of Targeted Violence in Schools, released in October 2000. After the 1999 shooting incident at Columbine High School, the two agencies began the safe school initiative to examine the "thinking, planning and other pre-attack behaviors engaged in...
View Resource Pacific Center for Violence Prevention

Located at San Francisco General Hospital, the Pacific Center for Violence Prevention supports community-based violence prevention in California and works to reduce youth access to drugs, alcohol, and firearms. Despite the Center's focus on California, interested users from any state will find a large number of violence-prevention resources at the site. Sections for Drugs, Alcohol, and Firearms...
View Resource School Violence Continues

An expelled student dressed in all black and carrying two guns opened fire at Gutenberg Gymnasium School in the eastern German city of Erfurt Friday morning, killing 17 people before shooting himself. This tragic incident caused the death of two young girls, 14 teachers, a police officer who responded to the scene, and the gunman. According to police chief Manfred Grube, the gunman, armed with a...