Almost two years ago I visited my hometown of Kent, Ohio. One Sunday as I walked into church, there was an old familiar face. Time had dimmed the eyes and the man that I knew in junior high school more than 40 years ago. His hair was gray and he was a little stooped over; after all, he was in his 80s now.
Michael Kelly says there are two things school districts can do to greatly reduce the chances of a shooting.
No. 1 is to have a zero-tolerance policy for bullying. The deputy director of the Columbia Law Enforcement Training Academy said for every school shooter one of the catalysts for why they did it was being picked on.