By Jeffrey Hawkins
We witnessed another rapidly escalating violent confrontation in one of our schools this week when a high school student attacked a security officer, school staff, and fellow students with two knives, leaving 21 people injured, two critically.
Fortunately, as of this writing, no one has died. However, the injuries and trauma experienced by those involved will impact them, and their loved ones for the rest of their lives.
Even though this situation did not involve a firearm, the attacker caused significant damage in a short period of time before being subdued. The attacker injured 21 people within 5 to 15 minutes, which is very similar to an active shooter situation in terms of the age/gender of the attacker, entry method, and the swiftness and randomness of the attack.… Read the rest