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Maryland teen plotted school attack with gun, bombs: police
" A bomb squad cleared three explosive devices and also found bomb tools and parts, the statement said.
The boy was sent for a psychiatric evaluation and is being held at a juvenile justice facility. He has been charged as a juvenile with several counts including possession of a destructive device, theft and a handgun violation."
Daily News, November 03, 2014.
Gunman at Washington state school targeted his cousins, relative says
"When a teenage gunman opened fire at students in a high school cafeteria in Washington state, a relative said, he was not shooting at random targets."
CNN, October 25, 2014.
Michigan boy dies after playground stabbing by 12–year–old
"KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP)—A 9–year–old boy repeatedly stabbed by a 12–year–old at a Michigan playground ran screaming to his home and collapsed bleeding on his porch before dying at a hospital a short time later, witnesses and police said Tuesday"
Associated Press, August 05, 2014.
Teacher Slaying Suspect in Court on new Assault Charge
"BOSTON (AP)—A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher last year after following her into a bathroom similarly followed a worker at a youth detention facility into a locker room last month before choking and beating her, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Philip Chism, 15, made sure he wasn't being watched, took off his footwear to muffle his footsteps, then crouched down as he made his way along a corridor before following the 29–year–old woman into the locker room at Metro Youth Services facility in Boston on June 2, prosecutor Mark Zanini told a judge in Boston Juvenile Court."
Associated Press, July 23, 2014.
3 Albuquerque Teens Held in Homeless Killings
"Both describe how all three covered their faces with black T–shirts before walking over to the victims, who were lying down. Then the trio allegedly used various objects to attack the men, including cinder blocks. According to the 15–year–old, they all took turns picking up cinder blocks over their heads and smashing them into the men's faces more than 10 times."
Herald–Journal News, July 20, 2014.
Teen Girls in Videotaped Beating of Woman Are Remorseless, Cop Says
ABC News, September 28, 2012
Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action
Community–oriented sourcebook from the Center for Disease Control, strategies for implementing youth violence intervention.
Experts Say Counseling, Not Boot Camps, Prevent Teen Violence
The Associated Press, October 16, 2004
Costs of Juvenile Violence: Policy Implications
Pediatrics, DOI: 10.1542/peds.107.1.e3 2001;107;e3, January 2001.
Animal Abuse & Youth Violence: A report by Frank R. Ascione, Ph.D., from the OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Bulletin, September 2001.
For Troubled Teen, There's No Escape
Legal Times, October 24, 2001
Stuck Between Cultures, Indian Youth Struggle With Violence, Dependency, Depression
The Associated Press, April 18, 2001
Young Killer's Pleas Went Unanswered
Indianapolis Star, April 26, 2001
Young Voices From The Cell
Time, May 20, 2001
Guide to Safe Schools
Joint guide from U.S. Dept. of Education and Dept. of Justice about school violence, for school personnel, parents, community members
Hatred in the Hallways
Report from Human Rights Watch on violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students in U.S. schools. Includes info on coping with harassment and violence, educator inaction, role of school counselors, and legal standards.
Human Rights Watch, May, 2001.
Opposition Grows to Searches of Students
Los Angeles Times, June 19, 2001
Preventing Street Gang Violence
American Family Physician, April 15, 1999
Today's Victim Could Be Tomorrow's Predator
by Andrew Vachss from Parade, June 3, 1990
Serious, Violent and Habitual Juvenile Offenders
Speech given by Andrew Vachss at an Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention workshop, Jan. – Feb. 1983.
Learning From Littleton
Excerpt from a conversation between Andrew Vachss and Fiona Morgan, Salon.com staff writer.
Salon.com, April 27, 1999.
Child Abuse: A Ticking Bomb
by Andrew Vachss, Change: A Juvenile
Justice Quarterly, Vol. V, No. 3, 1982.
The Life–Style Violent Juvenile
by Andrew Vachss, 5/1 Change 10, 1981
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COMMENTARY and OPINION
"Dress Up Day" by Andrew Vachss
From Everybody Pays, a collection of short stories by Andrew Vachss.
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Center for the Prevention of School Violence
1801 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1801
Phone: (919) 733-3338
DOJ Youth Violence Prevention Program
U.S. Dept. of Justice
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
National Youth Gang Center
Institute for Intergovernmental Research
P.O. Box 12729
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Phone: (850) 385-0600
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: (202) 307-5911
The OJJDP is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for working with states and communities to develop programs to prevent and control juvenile delinquency.
Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools
U.S. Department of Education
Washington, D.C. 20202
Phone: (202) 260-3954
Preventing Youth Violence
Safe Schools Coalition
2124 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
Toll-free: 1-866-HF-ZONE-1 (430-6631)
Educating and advocating for schools free of bullying, harrassment, and violence based on sexual orientation.
"VetoViolence.cdc.gov has been developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide grantees and partners with access to training and tools that focus on the primary prevention of violence. The portal includes free training, program planning resources, and an on–line application for the creation of success stories."
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