One of the most remembered and tragic school shootings that started this tragic trend around the country was the “Columbine School shooting” on April 20, 1999 at Columbine High School in Columbine, located in Jefferson County in the State of Colorado. This was a highly planed and complex attack that involved a fire bomb to divert firefighters, propane tanks that were converted to bombs that were placed in the cafeteria, bombs rigged in cars, and 99 explosive devices. This attack was planned and carried by 2 students, Eric Harris & Dylan Klebold. Total of 12 students and 1 teacher were murdered during this attack that took place on the campus of the school. They also injured 27additional students during this attack.
Students believe that high schools shooting are most cause of being pick on or being mistreated. The most commonly referred to school shooting is that at Columbine High School, in Littleton, Colorado, on Tuesday, April 20, 1999. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were the perpetrators. Like many instances of "school shootings," Harris and Klebold took their own lives before the end of the event. Also similar to many school shooters, Harris and Klebold were found to be victims of bullying.
Columbine Massacre Criminology March 12, 2009 On April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado two students Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris committed what is thought to be one of the worse school massacres to ever happen. To this day law enforcement officials as well as others continue looking for just cause as to why these boys would commit such acts, and in the end take their own lives. The massacre that was committed by Dylan and Eric was not only criminal, but deviant as well. Criminal acts are those violating the law, which Eric and Dylan did on numerous levels during this massacre. They had possession of illegal firearms which included a Intratec TEC-DC9, a Hi-Point 995 Carbine, Savage 67H pump action shotgun, and a Stevens 311D double
Violent Adolescents Annette Fuentes writes an interesting article called Crackdown on Kids. Fuentes wrote this article for the June 15/22 issue of The Nation. This article is about how we have neglected to see the real problem at hand with juvenile delinquents and how quick we as a society are to just throw them in detention facilities rather than solve the problems in a more effective manner. Fuentes wrote this article in response to the shooting sprees at a school in Jonesboro, Arkansas. On March 24, 1998, three boys, ages 11, 13, and 15, unloaded a slew of mini arsenals and were responsible for the deaths of four students and a teacher.
FOURTH AMENDMENT SEARCH AND SEIZURE [pic] SCHOOL SAFETY LAW Edmund Zigmund Senior Legal Instructor United States Department of Homeland Security Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Glynco, GA 31524 Edmund.Zigmund@dhs.gov (912) 280-5447 INTRODUCTION Drugs, weapons and violence have infiltrated our nation’s schools. Between 1996 and 2003, twenty-six (26) school shootings occurred in the United States. [i] On April 20, 1999, the nation’s deadliest school shooting occurred at Columbine High School in Littleton Colorado. [ii] Students Eric Harris, age 18 and Dylan Klebold, age 17, killed twelve (12) fellow students and a teacher. [iii] They also wounded twenty-three (23) other students before killing themselves.
The killers were also thought to be bullied victims or jock haters since this stereotype was also often associated with school shootings. Also when the shooters were killing students they were asked by one girl why they were doing this and the killers responded with “it was because we were bullied last year” which wasn’t true because the killers
One of the most infamous music-influencing-behavior misconceptions is the Columbine High School shooting in Littleton, a town in Jefferson County, Colorado, on Apr. 20, 1999, in which 12 students as well as a teacher were fatally injured, as well as 24 others who were injured. Upon learning that prior to their suicides, the two shooters, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, were heavy metal and Goth music fans, it seemed to be that the media immediately instilled a moral panic about that particular genre of music. More specifically targeted in the Columbine shootings was singer Marilyn Manson. In filmmaker Michael Moore’s 2002 documentary Bowling for Columbine, Marilyn Manson, after being targeted by the media as an influence in the shootings, said, “I definitely can see why they would pick me.
Violence; The Real Deal On April 20, 1999 there was a massacre at columbine high school twelve students and one teacher died that day. Even though there have been many incenses. Columbine has changed the way we view school violence. Can we stop someone from any king of violence? As a country we try by adding cops at school ,metal detectors by the front door entrances, and even separate schools, one for the good students and another for the bad.
Each of these are extremely tragic events, and will play a large role in the future discussions of school counselors in training. However, what could be considered the most tragic event to occur in a United States school is the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. On December 14, 2012 after shooting and killing his own mother, Adam Lanza shot his way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing twenty children and six adults and wounded two other adults; Adam Lanza then killed himself (Sedensky, 2013). Of the six adults shot were the principal, the school psychologist, two behavioral therapists, and two teachers (Sedensky,
The Kent State shooting was one of the major shootings and many people were hurt. This shooting occurred on May 4th, 1970 in Kent, Ohio. Involved in the shooting were unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard. The students fired sixty seven rounds in thirteen seconds, killing four students, wounding nine, and permanently paralyzing one (Jerry M. Lewis). Many of the students were only doing meaningless things and got shot for small things such as throwing rocks.