From : 'We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here’s what we’ve learned about the shooters.'
Op-Ed: We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here's what we've learned about the shooters
The vast majority of shooters experienced exposure to violence at a young age. Much more here
Two criminal justice experts studied mass shooters' lives and found 4 commonalities: • Early childhood trauma + violence • A crisis leading up to the shooting • Interest in other mass shooters • Access to guns
Everyone who is concerned about #GunViolence & mass shootings needs to read this research. "First, the vast majority of mass shooters in our study experienced early childhood trauma and exposure to violence at a young age."
Op-Ed: We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here's what we've learned about the shooters
We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here’s what we’ve learned about the shooters via
Nearly all mass shooters have 4 things in common. First, the vast majority of mass shooters in our study experienced early childhood trauma and exposure to violence at a young age. (via )
Op-Ed: Nearly all mass shooters have 4 things in common - Los Angeles Times.
Four things mass shooters have in common and four things we can do to inhibit mass shootings via psychologist and professor of criminology and criminal justice as well as sociologist and professor of CJ James Densley in the ⁦⁩.
Hey , I understood when you refered to Jillian Peterson () and James Densley and their op-ed in the LA Times (). But what about the other reference? It sounded like Zena Tufache?!?!
An important analysis from serious researchers...in ⁦⁩ cc ⁦⁩ #creditwherecreditisdue
We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here's what we've learned about the shooters via #gunviolence #guncontrol
Four common traits of mass shooters: 1. Early childhood trauma 2. Triggering crisis, personal setback 3. Studying previous shooters, seeking validation 4. Acquiring means MSM: Be a part of the solution not the propaganda. #PreventionNotPolitics
Must Read op-Ed for MSM and policy makers! Research on mass shooters by ⁦⁩ and #JamesDensley Blame is easy. Solutions are hard. #Prevention NotPolitics #NoNotoriety
“Proactive violence prevention starts with schools, colleges, churches and employers initiating conversations about mental health and establishing systems for identifying individuals in crisis, reporting concerns and reaching out” #PreventionNotPolitics
“mass shootings tend to come in clusters. They are socially contagious. Perpetrators study other perpetrators and model their acts after previous shootings. Many are radicalized online in their search for validation...” #NoNotoriety
In prevention we can focus on the individual, but we can also focus on the structure of society.
This differs from some other looks at mass shooters. I’d love to hear opinions. Cc:⁦⁩ ⁦
I don't think we understand the psychology of mass killers, but maybe this is a start. "We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here's what we've learned about the shooters"
“Data show that mass shooters have much in common. Instead of simply rehearsing for the inevitable, we need to use that data to drive effective prevention strategies”.say & James Densley - via