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Video Shows Student's Heroic Takedown Of Gunman During Seattle Pacific University Shooting

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.15.2016 | Crime

Two years after a deadly shooting at Seattle Pacific University, prosecutors have released surveillance footage showing the heroic actions of a studen...

Could a LA-Style Threat Assessment Team Have Thwarted the Isla Vista, Seattle or Oregon Shooting Sprees?

Art Levine | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime
Art Levine

the department still grapples with the reality that at least half of seriously mentally ill people receive no treatment at all, a situation of possible danger to the entire community and, far more often, to themselves.

Is the Boy Next Door the Next School Shooter?

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Crime
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

The bar for having someone placed on a mental-health hold for more than a few days is very high. As a society we are predisposed to making it extremely difficult to remove a person's rights. I certainly don't want my rights removed, but where should that standard be? Lately I'm not sure that we've set the bar correctly.

Suspected Seattle Gunman Suffers From Severe Mental Illness: Lawyers

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

(Adds details of suspect's mental health history) By Bill Rigby SEATTLE, June 6 (Reuters) - The man accused of killing o...

'Hellbent' Seattle Pacific University Shooter Obsessed With Columbine: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.06.2014 | Crime

The lone gunman suspected of opening fire and killing a student at Seattle Pacific University was outgoing and friendly in his everyday life -- but se...