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Presence of Armed School Officials and Fatal and Nonfatal Gunshot Injuries During Mass School Shootings, United States, 1980-2019

Authors
  • Peterson, Jillian1
  • Densley, James2
  • Erickson, Gina1
  • 1 Department of Criminal Justice, Hamline University, St Paul, Minnesota
  • 2 School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University, St Paul, Minnesota
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA Network Open
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Feb 16, 2021
Volume
4
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37394
PMID: 33591364
PMCID: PMC7887654
Source
PubMed Central
Disciplines
  • Public Health
License
Green
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Abstract

This cross-sectional study examines whether there is an association between having an armed guard at school and the prevalence of deaths and injuries during school shootings and attempted shootings.

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