Jan, 2023
Mass Attacks in Public Spaces: 2016 - 2020
United States. Secret Service. National Threat Assessment Center
Alathari, Lina; Drysdale, Diana; Driscoll, Steven; Carlock, Arna L.; Cutler, Meagan
From the Executive Summary: "As law enforcement agencies, workplaces, and other community organizations implement behavioral threat assessment programs, the approach should be guided by the research findings contained in this report. When conducted properly, a behavioral threat assessment will involve promoting bystander reporting to identify warning signs of potential violence, systematically gathering information about the circumstances and behaviors of concern, assessing the possibility of violence as an outcome, and implementing preventive management strategies to make positive and safe outcomes more likely. The 173 attacks contained in this report impacted a variety of locations, 'including businesses/workplaces, schools, houses of worship, military bases, nonprofit service providers, residential complexes, public transportation, and open spaces.' In many cases, the attacker had a known affiliation with the site of the attack. The analysis is intended to provide critical information to a cross-sector of community organizations that have a role in preventing these types of tragedies."
  • URL
  • Authors
    Alathari, Lina
    Drysdale, Diana
    Driscoll, Steven
    Carlock, Arna L.
    Cutler, Meagan
  • Publisher
    United States. Secret Service. National Threat Assessment Center
  • Date
    Jan, 2023
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Secret Service: www.secretservice.gov/
  • Format
  • Media Type
  • Subjects
    Threats of violence
  • Resource Group
    Critical Releases
  • Lists
    Active Shooters
    Mass Gatherings
    Security in Places of Worship

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