Acts of terrorism and mass violence targeting schools : Analysis and implications for preparedness in the USA
- Acts of terrorism and mass violence targeting schools : Analysis and implications for preparedness in the USA
- Schlegelmilch, Jeff
Petkova, Elisaveta P.
Redlener, Irwin E.
- Earth Institute
National Center for Disaster Preparedness
School of Professional Studies
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- Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning
- To enhance the preparedness of US schools to acts of terrorism and mass violence, the landscape of threats against schools must first be understood. This includes exploring the global trends of acts of terrorism against schools, as well as
looking specifically at the history of terrorism and acts of mass violence against schools domestically. This paper conducts a review of two databases in order to look at the trends in acts of terrorism and mass violence carried out against schools, and provides recommendations for domestic school preparedness based on this information.
- School shootings
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- Jeff Schlegelmilch, Elisaveta P. Petkova, Stephanie Martinez, Irwin E. Redlener, 2016, Acts of terrorism and mass violence targeting schools : Analysis and implications for preparedness in the USA, Columbia University Academic Commons, https://doi.org/10.7916/D84X5DH5.