I. Cases of where this has happened
A. Columbine High School massacre
B. Montreal, Canada shooting
II. How can it be prevented
A. Metal detectors
2. Private rights
B. School Resource officers
C. School Surveillance
III. Who is committing these crimes?
B. Outcasts at school
C. How they form groups
IV. Why is this happening?
B. Lost of old friends
C. Hate groups
I would like to first start off by saying that there have been forty five school shootings since 1996 to October 2006. I for one think this is an outrageous amount of shootings and is also one too many after the first one. I'll be the first to admit that there will be violence in school since that is nearly impossible to prevent. Just think of when you where in grade school, there has always been bullies in each grade all the way up to high school. Even in the workplaces now a days there are bullies. I also personally think that school shootings feed off of each other. When a crazed teenager seems to be off track and has no other direction to go they seem to take out there anger on there fellow students. When students see how this affects other communities they realize how big of an impact they can cause, it seems like a better idea to them.
The first major world known shooting was on April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado. At the tragic school shooting there were twelve students and one teacher killed along with the two students who committed the crimes committed suicide for a total of fourteen deaths. There were also twenty-three others who were wounded at Columbine High School. The ones who plotted out the deadliest school shooting ever was eighteen year old Eric Harris and seventeen year old Dylan Klebold. Their original game plan took a year to plot and to kill at least five-hundred and... [continues]
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