Public Mass Shootings in the United States: Selected Implications for Federal Public Health and Safety Policy [April 16, 2013]   [open pdf - 612KB]

"This report focuses on mass shootings and selected implications they have for federal policy in the areas of public health and safety. While such crimes most directly impact particular citizens in very specific communities, addressing these violent episodes involves officials at all levels of government and professionals from numerous disciplines. […] This report does not discuss gun control policies and does not systematically address the broader issue of gun violence, which can include topics such as gun-related suicide and a wide variety of gun-related crimes. Also, it is not intended as an exhaustive review of federal programs addressing the issue of mass shootings."

Report Number:CRS Report for Congress, R43004
Author:Bjelopera, Jerome P.
Bagalman, Erin
Finklea, Kristin M.
McCallion, Gail
Caldwell, Sarah W.
Publisher:Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Via E-mail
Media Type:application/pdf
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