ABSTRACT

K-12 School Shooting Database: Research Methodology   [open pdf - 400KB]

"To answer the question 'How many school shootings have occurred' and address the void of centralized and available data, the K-12 School Shooting Database (K-12 SSDB) has been created as a research product of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The product is a filtered, deconflicted, and cross-referenced database of more than 1,300 K-12 school shootings from 1970 to the time of publication (updates will be made as new incidents occur) collated from the previously referenced sources as well as new and continued research by the authors. The K-12 SSDB includes detailed information about each incident, a reliability score that quantifies the dependability of the information, and the verified primary source citation(s) (e.g., newspaper article, court records, interviews, police reports) to allow for further academic research."

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2018-09
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Center for Homeland Defense and Security: https://www.chds.us/
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