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  • FBI: U.S. now has one active shooter incident every three weeks

    The Washington Post - 09/25/2014

    Some researchers debate whether incidents like these are truly on the rise. Northeastern University criminologist James Alan Fox has long criticized what he sees as the overuse of the term “active shooter.” In an e-mail, he said that “it is not clear whether the increase in active shooter events is completely related to the actual case count or to the availability and accessibility of news reports to identify such events, particularly those where few if any victims died.”

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