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Unformatted text preview: This article was very interesting in that it gave fairly suitable data on certain things such as age, race of victim and offender, and also the weapons used. The only problem I see is the cases that were not reported and how many states, counties, agencies participated and how many didnt in this study. I really believe it is sad that as students we have to worry about these kinds of events when schools are supposed to be safe and friendly. Although many incidents are low profile there are some that stand out to shock the nation. An excellent example would be the Columbine shooting, and now the Virginia Tech shooting. Sad to see innocent people being killed for no reason and makes some wonder WHY. Are we doing enough to keep kids safe now days? Are we doing enough to listen and looking at all the warning signs presented to us?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 314 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Winona.
- Spring '08