As news of yet another school shooting scrolls across our news feeds, the usual questions come to mind. What was school security like? Where did the shooter get the guns? Could it have been prevented?
Sadly, mass shootings have become far too common, so we've covered some of those issues before. Here's a roundup of legal questions regarding school shootings, along with some of the pertinent laws and tips for student safety.
Each school may have their own set of procedures in the event of a school shooting, so check with your child's school on what they, and you, should do during or after a shooting. Here are some general tips.
For as many school shootings that occur, there are also many that are thwarted before ever happening. So if there was no explicit threat, but still a plan to commit a school shooting, is that in and of itself a crime?