has people wondering about the safety of their children and
how they can help prevent future attacks. We talked with
one of our behavioral analysts, Supervisory Special Agent
Mary Ellen O’Toole, Ph.D., to get some
First, be vigilant, especially now, when the events are
still generating headlines, says O’Toole, who works in
Critical Incident Response Group at the FBI Academy
in Quantico, Virginia. “We do believe a copycat effect
takes place after these events.”
That means more than just being watchful and wary
of who’s out of place in a neighborhood or school.
“Be aware of people’s moods.
Don’t depend just on how they answer the question,
‘How are you doing?’”
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[In my educated opinion,
Lets start off by classifying all forms of bullying
as a felony! Regardless of title or position.
(Title/position isn't ground for immunity)
Teachers bully too. And teachers that fail
to stop bullying are just as guilty as the bully.
If Congress passed a law that rendered all
types of bully behavior as a felony, not only
would this make kids safe in schools,
but also provide oversight for
teachers that lack little or no leadership skills.
(why are bullies allowed to terrorize?
is the question}
If there was a law that felonized bullying, there
wouldn't be shootings in schools.
Kids wouldn't be killing kids (nor would kids
be killing themselves) What is it going to take to
protect kids in school? What are politicians
waiting for? waiting for more kids to get killed?
We citizens have a duty to protect children.
I say, if politician isn't interested in protecting
children, then legislation needs be left to us]