Keeping Kids Safe

My Conversations with Sue Klebold
After studying Dylan Klebold for years, what was it like to speak with his mother?
Adam Lanza's First Psychotic Episode
We cannot understand Adam Lanza without taking into account his apparent schizophrenia.
School Shooters: There Is No Sound Bite
My new book summarizes research on forty-eight school shooters, going beyond sound bites to a more in-depth analysis of the lives and minds of the perpetrators.
Sandy Hook, Two Years Later
An irrational rationale? The motivation for the massacre at Sandy Hook continues to elude us.
Elliot Rodger: A Psychotic Psychopath?
Elliot Rodger appears to have had a blend of the psychopathic features of Eric Harris and the psychotic traits of Dylan Klebold.
Revisiting Adam Lanza: The Official Sandy Hook Report
What sense can we make of Adam Lanza's murderous attack?
School Shooters Who Are Not White Males
A brief look at the diversity of school shooters.
Adam Lanza: A Psychotic Shooter?
There are patterns among school shooters, and as surprising as it may be, Adam Lanza fits several of them.
The Massacre At Sandy Hook Elementary School
Other shooters have killed family members, and other shooters have been adults who attacked elementary schools, but no previous shooter has done both. In that way, Lanza’s attack appears to be unique.
Jared Cano: Plans for Rampage
Did Jared Cano really mean to go through with his planned attack? If so, what kind of person would do such a thing?