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Mass Casualty Shootings, 1990-2015

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dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-18T22:04:40Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-18T22:04:40Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation (2018). Mass Casualty Shootings, 1990-2015. Fact Sheets for National Crime Victims Rights Week, Office for Victims of Crime, 2 pgs. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw2018/info_flyers/fact_sheets/2018NCVRW_MassCasualty_508_QC.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/809
dc.description Fact Sheet en_US
dc.description.abstract Each of the NCVRW Crime and Victimization Fact Sheets provides a snapshot of current research and victimization statistics in the United States....Mass casualty events—mass shootings, bombings, or other crimes with multiple fatalities—receive extensive media and policy attention due to the number of victims and the impact on their communities. While many agencies and organizations record and publish information on mass casualty events, measuring and reporting on these crimes is complicated by the absence of a commonly recognized definition. Mass casualty events continue to increase in both number and scope....The decision to include gang- or drug-related incidents, the accidental discharge of a firearm, or family- and intimate partner-related shootings further complicates the definition of a mass shooting. Mother Jones, the FBI, CRS, the MSA, and Congress do not include these incidents in their definitions, while USA Today does. (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries National Crime Victims Rights Week Fact Sheets;
dc.subject Synthesis en_US
dc.subject Trends en_US
dc.subject Mass Violence en_US
dc.subject Firearm Violence en_US
dc.subject Gun Violence en_US
dc.subject Mass Killings en_US
dc.subject Active Shooter en_US
dc.subject Weapons en_US
dc.subject Injury en_US
dc.subject Public Shootings en_US
dc.subject Fatalities en_US
dc.title Mass Casualty Shootings, 1990-2015 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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