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Ten years after Sandy Hook, let’s act to reduce mass violence

“It is easy to feel powerless in the face of the horror of mass shootings. But we know what works. We know how to address this problem. It’s time to act”, says Beverly Kingston in her recent guest commentary in the Denver Post. Kingston, Director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, addresses the rise in mass violence and school shootings in the United States and what preventative measures can be taken against them. One of the center’s initiatives, Safe Communities Safe School, recently partnered with the National Association of School Resource Officers to develop a new project that focuses on training school safety teams in preventing violence. Kingston explains what resources will aid in the prevention of school shootings, what patterns there are in school violence and opportunities for intervention.  Read the full article in the Denver Post.