School shootings always bring enormous media attention. Some of this attention is driven by the realization that the defenceless are placed in harm’s way by bad actors. After the Virginia Tech shootings by Seung-Hui Cho, much attention turned toward active shooter preparedness.
Firstly, school shootings always bring enormous media attention. Secondly, some of this attention is driven by the realization that the defenceless are placed in harm’s way by bad actors. After the Virginia Tech shootings by Seung-Hui Cho, much attention turned toward active shooter preparedness. Some prior indicators may have led authorities to stop the shooting before it occurred (Tapper and Miller, 2007).
You are the superintendent of a high-poverty urban school district known for high crime. Research and author an Active Shooter District Policy using resources found on the internet and/or provided by local and county law enforcement in your area. Use an emergency plan format that generally follows a military operations order by including the following sections:
Administration and Supplies
Communication and Signals
Cite all sources used to formulate your plan. Your plan should be at least 5 double-space d pages in length. Cite all courses used to formulate your plan. Avoid directly copying other plans, and instead, rephrase the actions in your own words.
The perpetrator in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is already a household name, although I will not name him here.
He was arrest ed a couple of miles from the school after he kill ed, in a matter of minutes, 17 people and wound ed 15 others.
First came the images of him being taken into custody. Then came the footage of him being led from a patrol car into the processing center. Soon, his name was release d, and with very few exceptions, it was immediately incorporate d into news channels’ onscreen graphics and in the commentary of anchors and reporters. In the days that followed, the perpetrator’s name and image permeated headlines and pervaded coverage….