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December 12, 2012: The sixth anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School (28 people dead and 2 injured).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7uv3zqSq9o&t=74s :  Timeline


Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: A state commission pointed to a range of failures on the part of school and law enforcement officials in the response to the shooting.

Draft Document:   

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

NYT

“……A total of 17 students and staff members lost their lives in an attack that spanned a full six minutes; 17 others were injured.….”

 


Strasbourg, France: A gunman opened fire Tuesday night in the middle of France’s biggest Christmas market, killing at least three and wounding a dozen more

NYT


Scorn for Humanity: Adam Lanza kept a spreadsheet of 400 mass murderers, detailing their massacres and the weapons they used

Daily Mail

  • Lanza murdered 20 children, six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary on 12/14/2012 
  • His list had 17 categories, including number of victims and what happened to killer 
  • It went all the way back to 1786 and ended with Derrick Bird’s 2010 massacre 

FBI Archives

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

 


In the aftermath of Stoneman Parker, consequences for those who could’ve helped but didn’t.

NY Daily News

“……an 18-year veteran of the department, arrived at the school
three and a half minutes after Nikolas Cruz began shooting. With 17 people
already shot and 17 more already dead, Eason instead spent two minutes
driving to the opposite side of campus to put on his bulletproof vest and
fidgeting with his body camera……Capt. Jan Jordan resigned and Sgt. Brian Miller was
placed on restricted duty for the department’s failure to respond properly
to the Parkland shooting.

Four Stoneman Douglas employees – assistant principals Jeff Morford, Winfred
Porter Jr., and Denise Reed and security specialist Kelvin Greenleaf – were
reassigned pending investigations last week.

School resource officer Scot Peterson, who took cover outside the school
until the shooting was over, resigned in disgrace………”


Active Shootings in Hospitals: Room for improvement

TIME

An Analysis of Active Shooters in the Hospital Setting, 2000 – 2015


Video supports Secure, Preserve, Fight over Run, Hide, Fight in specific healthcare venues


Active Shooter & Hockey Pucks

WDIV

“…… to fight effectively, faculty and students need to be prepared to throw objects that are heavy and will cause a distraction.

Hockey pucks provide the ability to be carried in brief cases or backpacks, are not considered a weapon, and will meet the goal of distracting the shooter, according to Gordon.

Currently, the union has distributed the pucks to its 800 members and is working with student groups to distribute an additional 1,700 pucks to students……..”


“….The active shooter at the hospital spurred a massive emergency response. In the first few minutes, police had to deal with conflicting information about how many gunmen there were and whether the gunman might have left the hospital in a car or on a bus. Police dispatchers said schools went on lockdown, and police closed busy roads around the hospital in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood…..”

Chicago Tribune

 


A police officer, a doctor and a pharmaceutical assistant are dead after a Monday afternoon shooting at Chicago’s Mercy hospital

CNN


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