Warning Signs: Identifying School Shooters Before They Strike

Warning Signs: Identifying School Shooters Before They Strike

by Peter Langman


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How do we prevent the next school shooting? By knowing the warning signs.

Dr. Langman's timely book presents practical, research-based guidance on anticipating and preventing mass attacks. Warning Signs is for all members of a school community, including school personnel, mental health professionals, law enforcement officers, parents, and students. Drawing on lessons learned from dozens of thwarted plots and deadly attacks, Warning Signs provides the insight necessary to keep schools safe.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578922997
Publisher: Langman Psychological Associates, LLC
Publication date: 06/24/2021
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 94,098
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Dr. Peter Langman is the Director of Research and School Safety Training at Drift Net Securities, and a researcher with the National Threat Assessment Center of the U.S. Secret Service.

Table of Contents


About This Book

1 · We're All on Duty

2 · They're Not Who We Think They Are: Stereotypes and FAQs

3 · Leakage: When Students Reveal Their Intentions

4 · Attack-Related Behavior: When Thinking Becomes Doing

5 · Getting Psyched: Immersion in a World of Violence

6 · Motivations and Justifications

7 · Warning Signs in Student Assignments

8 · Barriers to Action

9 · Threat Assessment 101

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: A Glossary of Insider References

Notes and Sources


About the Author

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