The actions of “lock out, lock down, evacuate and shelter” is now language for students and staff when a crisis happens in schools. It’s used in some of the largest school districts in Colorado and in more than 5,000 districts nationwide.
Parents noticed some changes when they dropped their children off at school on Monday as Colorado school districts are doing more to assure parents their children will be safe.
The father of one of the students killed at Columbine is working to prevent school violence in his daughter’s memory. He also has some advice for the people living in Newtown, Conn.
Some people are linking the shooting in Connecticut with autism, or something called Ausperger’s Disorder. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, those alone aren’t the cause — there something else going on to cause this type of violent behavior.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has been talking about gun legislation in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting and the school shooting in Connecticut.
The mass shooting in Connecticut has sent us reeling. So how do we cope? Dr. Dave Hnida says there’s no fix-it for all of us, but there are some things to consider as we assess the tragedy, and search for skills to emotionally survive — both in the shock phase, and the days of adjustment and health in the weeks, months and years ahead.
After Columbine police changed the way they react to mass shootings like the Aurora theater massacre and the mall shooting in Portland. CBS4’s Jennifer Brice talked to a police sergeant who actually trained the police in Connecticut.
The community of Aurora can feel the pain those close to the Connecticut schools shooting are suffering through. It’s been less than five months since a gunman opened fire on a crowded theater.
While the mass shooting was taking place in Connecticut the Aurora theater shooting was the subject of a legal debate in Denver federal court.
Violence like the school shooting in Connecticut is unthinkable for so many of us. It’s hard getting our heads around such a horrible thing, and children really struggle with the news.