Suggested Reading

School Violence & Threat Assessment

Calhoun, F.S. & Weston, S.W. (2009). Threat Assessment and Management Strategies – Identifying the Howlers and Hunters. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Critical Incident Response Group, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (1999). The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective. Quantico, VA: FBI Academy.

Cullen, D. (2009). Columbine.New York: Hachette Book Group.

De Becker, G. (1999). The Gift of Fear. New York: Random House.

Fast, J. (2008). Ceremonial Violence: A Psychological Explanation for School Shooting.New York: Overlook Press.

Grossman, Lt. Col. D. & DeGaetano, G. (1999). Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill. New York: Random House.

Kass, J. (2009). Columbine A True Crime Story.  Denver: Ghost Road Press.

Klebold, S. (2016) A Mother’s Reckoning. New York: Crown Publishers.

Langman, P. (2009). Why Kids Kill:  Inside the Minds of School Shooters. 

New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Langman, P. (2015). School Shooters. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Lieberman, J.A. (2008). SchoolShootings.New York:Citadel Press Books.

Meloy, R. & Hoffmann, J., eds. (2014) International Handbook of Threat Assessment. Oxford University Press.

Mohandie, K. (2000). School Violence Threat ManagementSan Diego: Specialized Training Services.

Ripley, A. (2008). The Unthinkable:  Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why.  New York: Crown Publishers.

National Research Council, Institute of Medicine (2003). Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Newman, K. S., Fox, C., Roth, W. & Mehta, J. (2004). Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings.  Basic Books, Perseus Book Group.

United States Secret Service and United States Department of Education (2002).  Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates.Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Education (1998). Early Warning Timely Response – A Guide to Safe Schools. Washington, D.C.

United States Secret Service and United States Department of Education (2002). The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative: Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States. Washington, D.C.