School Violence

Read: All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

The topic Campus Safety readers showed most interest in this month was acts of violence, which doesn’t come as a surprise since data shows violence is increasing in schools and hospitals.

Read: Stagg High School Student Fatally Stabbed by Trespasser

Stagg High School Student Fatally Stabbed by Trespasser

The 54-year-old man accessed the campus through a parking lot gate and stabbed a 15-year-old girl multiple times.

Read: Targeted Violence: Prevention and Response in Schools

Targeted Violence: Prevention and Response in Schools

Incidents of targeted violence in schools are on the rise. Learn how to detect and report possible danger signs and how to respond.

Read: Mental Health Now Top Concern for K-12 Schools, Second for Colleges

Mental Health Now Top Concern for K-12 Schools, Second for Colleges

For K-12 schools, managing mental health edged out COVID-19 safety measures for the top safety concern for the 2022-23 school year.

Read: UPDATE: Athletic Director Suspended for Restraining Student Who Brought Gun to School Cleared By GPSC

UPDATE: Athletic Director Suspended for Restraining Student Who Brought Gun to School Cleared By GPSC

The athletic director confronted a student who was believed to have brought a gun to school. A loaded gun was later discovered in her backpack.

Read: School Shootings and Settlements Soar: 5 Disturbing Perspectives and 5 Positive Prevention Strategies

School Shootings and Settlements Soar: 5 Disturbing Perspectives and 5 Positive Prevention Strategies

Consider these five disturbing events that seem to repeat after school shootings and what we can all do to reduce violence.

Read: North Penn School District Teacher Threatened Over ‘Privilege Walk’ Exercise

North Penn School District Teacher Threatened Over ‘Privilege Walk’ Exercise

The threatening voicemail left on a school phone is part of an ongoing debate over the district’s teaching of race-related issues.

Read: Teen Fatally Shot in Beloit Memorial H.S. Parking Lot After Basketball Game

Teen Fatally Shot in Beloit Memorial H.S. Parking Lot After Basketball Game

Beloit police said at least 30 people were near the scene of the shooting and are urging anyone with information to call them.

Read: School Threat Assessments: Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Developing Your Processes

School Threat Assessments: Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Developing Your Processes

Making any of these three mistakes could derail your threat assessment program and create liability exposures for your campus or district.

Read: 51 Years of Data: K-12 School Shooting Statistics Everyone Should Know

51 Years of Data: K-12 School Shooting Statistics Everyone Should Know

Since 1970, there have been 1,924 incidents involving the discharge of a firearm on school property and 637 people have died.

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