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  • Where can I find information on how to prevent school shootings?
    Information on how to prevent school shootings is available in the U.S. Department of Education repo... Read More
    Last Updated: November 21, 2012

  • Where can I find information on developing crisis response plans for school settings?
    Resources on developing crisis response plans in school settings include the following U.S. Departme... Read More
    Last Updated: February 27, 2012

  • What programs are available to prevent juvenile gun violence?
    The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov site provides ratings of justice-related prog... Read More
    Last Updated: March 19, 2014

  • Are resources available to help prevent violence in schools?
    Information on assessing threats and preventing violence in school settings can be found in the foll... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2013

  • How many police officers have been killed or assaulted with their own weapon?
    Data on officers killed or assaulted with their own weapon are available in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2011

  • How many homicide victims were killed with a handgun?
    Statistics on homicides committed with a handgun are available in the Bureau of Justice Statistics (... Read More
    Last Updated: May 7, 2013

  • How can law enforcement agencies and other public and private sector stakeholders prepare for and respond to active shooter situations?
    Resources on how to prepare for and respond to active shooters are available on the U.S. Department ... Read More
    Last Updated: May 8, 2013

  • Is data available on guns used in violent crimes?
    Statistics on firearms used in violent crimes are available on the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

  • What lessons were learned as a result of the sniper attacks in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.?
    Lessons learned as a result of the sniper attacks are explored in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (... Read More
    Last Updated: May 9, 2012

  • Where can I find information on "straw purchases"?
    Information on "straw purchases" is available in the United States Attorneys' USA Bulletin article e... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

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