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A school resource officer in every school?

F. Chris Curran, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Less than three weeks after a school resource officer stopped an armed teen who shot two students...

School resource officers can prevent tragedies, but training is key

Elizabeth Englander, Bridgewater State University Despite legitimate concerns about the effects of placing school resource officers in the nation’s schools, the reality is having these...

Zero tolerance discipline policies won’t fix school shootings

Derek W. Black, University of South Carolina As outrage over the Parkland school shooting persists, lawmakers are looking for actual policy solutions. Unfortunately, they sometimes...

School shooters: What can law enforcement do to stop them?

James Jacobs, New York University Could police have stopped Nikolas Cruz before he walked into Parkland High School and massacred 17 students and teachers with...

The hidden threat of teacher stress

Brandis M. Ansley, Georgia State University; Joel Meyers, Georgia State University; Kate McPhee, Georgia State University, and Kris Varjas, Georgia State University When a traumatic...

Mental illness and gun laws: What you may not know about...

Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University Every time the country is shaken by a tragic mass shooting and the loss of innocent lives, the same debates...

Why Trump’s idea to arm teachers may miss the mark

Aimee Huff, Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Oregon State University President Donald Trump’s proposal to arm teachers has sparked substantial public debate. As researchers of...

The NRA’s journey from marksmanship to political brinkmanship

Robert Spitzer, State University of New York College at Cortland The mass shooting on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Florida, ripped at the hearts...

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Is commercial aviation as safe and secure as we’re told?

Frederic Lemieux, George Washington University On Thursday, May 19, EgyptAir flight MS804, traveling from Paris to Cairo, crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. All 66 passengers...

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