Negligent Discharges

Read: School Security Officer Gun Discharges, Strikes Co-Worker

School Security Officer Gun Discharges, Strikes Co-Worker

The maintenance worker was shot in the eye when the gun went off.

Read: 22 Accidental Shootings on School Grounds Since 2012, AP Finds

22 Accidental Shootings on School Grounds Since 2012, AP Finds

The accidental shootings involved both law enforcement officers and armed teachers and the injured included officers, staff and students.

Read: Concealed Carry Laws and Permit Numbers by State

Concealed Carry Laws and Permit Numbers by State

As concealed carry on campus continues to be a controversial topic, here’s a breakdown of common terminology, laws, requirements and permits issued by state.

Read: Man Accidentally Shoots Self in Summerlin Academy Parking Lot

Man Accidentally Shoots Self in Summerlin Academy Parking Lot

While injuries from negligent discharges have remained steady across the country, in Florida, incidents like this increased by 82% from 2007 to 2017.

Read: Substitute Teacher’s Gun Fires in Alabama Classroom

Substitute Teacher’s Gun Fires in Alabama Classroom

The 74-year-old substitute teacher had a gun in his pocket that discharged in a first-grade classroom at Blountsville Elementary School.

Read: Should School Teachers Carry Guns?

Should School Teachers Carry Guns?

Training requirements, the risk of friendly fire, cost and many other factors make arming teachers a bad choice.

Read: Should We Allow CCP Holders to Carry Guns on Campus? 11 Reservations of a ‘Gun Guy’

Should We Allow CCP Holders to Carry Guns on Campus? 11 Reservations of a ‘Gun Guy’

Before deciding to endorse a protective role for armed citizens on campus, school administrators must address these issues.

Negligent Discharges: A Real Risk If We Allow Guns on Campus

Schools must look at the risk management implications associated with concealed carry laws and the unintentional discharge of firearms.

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