Who's talking about me (and my work)?  Who am I talking to?


'Straw' gun buyers often women in abusive relationships, Star Tribune, May 24.

Why we remember Columbine, Reason, April 20.

25 years later, the trauma of the Columbine High School shooting is still with us, USA Today, April 19.

Mass shootings absent, murder down 20 percent so far in 2024, The Reload, April 19.

Gun violence - Part 1. Gaps in gun violence prevention, No Fear or Favor, April 16.

Meet the Minnesota researchers working to prevent another mass shooting, MPR News, April 11.

Care team promotes holistic campus safety, The Brown and White, March 31.

Researchers release findings on causes of homicide spike in Twin Cities during pandemic, KARE 11, March 27. 

Minneapolis at forefront of alternatives to policing, mental health crisis response, MPR News, March 27.

KARE 11 Investigates: New data shows assaults, weapons reports up in MN schools, Kare-11, March 13.

Gathering community to reduce gun violence, The Oracle, February 29. 

BCA: ‘Disturbance’ calls often most volatile for law enforcement officers, MPR News, February 23.

Houston church shooting revives claims on transgender shooters. Evidence shows they're false, USA Today, February 21.

Suspect in shooting of Burnsville officers and medic had violent past, lost right to own guns, Star Tribune, February 19.

Young victims, young suspects: the Kansas City shooting and gun violence, New York Times, February 17.

School shooters: How to stop the madness. A Dr. Phil news special, TBN, February 16. 

Big business thinks mass shootings aren't its problem. It's wrong, Bloomberg, February 16.

Live interview, BBC News, February 15.

Housing discrimination, report on Uvalde shooting, sports betting, Wisconsin Public Radio, January 22.

Sandy Hook parents press gunmakers to stop marketing weapons of war to kids, The Guardian, January 4.


Can these scientists stop America's next mass shooting? The Sunday Times, November 12.

Arm ammunition is plant tied to mass shootings across the US, The New York Times, November 12.

Yes, it’s getting worse: new data shows mass shootings are more frequent, The Marshall Project, November 1.

Dire warnings about Maine gunman didn't stop his rampage, Wall Street Journal, October 31.

Maine gunman is the latest mass shooter with a military background. Experts explain the connection. CBS News, October 31.

In light of Maine’s mass shooting tragedy, we must look deeper at what forms these troubled men, San Antonio Report, October 31.

Live interview, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC, October 27.

Red flag laws are the answer, Bloomberg, October 27.

Mass shooting in Maine is deadliest in 2023, The New York Times, October 26. 

A guide to understanding mass shootings in America, The Trace, October 26.

'Preventable': a retrospective look at St. Louis' school shooting, KMOV4, October 24.

Republican White House hopefuls embrace killing criminals to fight crime, Reuters, October 20.

Modern day machine guns: switch devices are making guns deadlier than ever, Star Tribune, October 18.

KARE 11 Investigates: Minnesota schools found more guns post-pandemic, KARE 11, October 17.

How to succeed at failing, part 1: the chain of events (Episode 561), Freakonomics Radio, October 11.

Fact-check: six Republican debate claims from crime to immigration, The Guardian, September 28.

The new Sandy Hook Promise PSA isn't a joke. It's deadly serious, Today, September 27.

Do school resource officers make schools safer? What the evidence says, MPR News, September 20.

Real or hoax? Intention of 40% of school shooting threats unknown, K12 Dive, September 20.

As a new school year arrives, changes to school resource officer rules reignites debate over school safety, MPR News, August 30.

Do school resource officers make schools safer? Experts say they're not sure, MPR News, August 30.

Mass shootings will keep spiraling upward without big changes in gun laws, Scientific American, August 28.

What to Know About the Jacksonville Dollar General shooting, The New York Times, August 27. 

Mass shootings steadily increased over last 50 years—and big states like California and Texas face highest risk, study finds, Forbes, August 22.

These 5 states have the highest risk of a mass school shooting, according to a new study, Yahoo, August 22.

Are handguns or rifles used more often in mass shootings? The Trace, July 18.

Live interview, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC, July 5.

Fourth of July garners deadly reputation as mass shootings erupt, The Washington Post, July 5.

Philadelphia shooting suspect Kimbrady Carricker’s bra selfie is not the problem, Daily Beast, July 5.

Public policy this week: gangs and gang violence with Dr. James Densley, KYMN Radio, June 23.

US retail hubs bringing big crowds also attract mass shooters, CoStar, June 13.

Every person now is terrorized by gun violence, The Good Men Project, June 6.

Mass shootings-many in the workplace-are on the rise, Society for Human Resource Management, June 5.

A firearm-owning Republican’s solutions for gun violence, The Atlantic, May 22. 

Could a Michigan school shooting have been prevented? Families still waiting for a full accounting of what happened, Propublica, May 14.

As mass shootings climb in the U.S., Michiganders are determined to end the violence, Michigan Advance, May 11.

When the mall is the target: The state of retail and mass shootings, Retail Dive, May 11.

Experts say identifying trends in mass shootings helps identify solutions, CBS Texas, May 9.

Community conversation of gun violence prevention, Representative Dean Phillips, May 8.

Kris Brown: The ‘public health epidemic’ of gun violence must be ‘a top priority’ at the ballot box, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC, May 8.

The U.S. is averaging 1 mass killing a week. It might be even worse, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 8.

'Mayhem inside': Texas shooting shows challenge of protecting malls, ABC News, May 8.

A partial list of U.S. mass shootings in 2023, The New York Times, May 8.

Will RICO gang prosecution reduce violent crime in Minneapolis, KARE 11, May 5. 

Live interview with John Berman, CNN News Central, April 21.

US lawmakers banned assault weapons in 1994. Why can’t they now?, Al Jazeera, April 20.

The lasting legacy of the Columbine massacre, The Trace, April 20.

Interview with Colin Murray, BBC Radio 5 Live, April 19.

Mass shooting patterns and potential solutions, The Reload Podcast, April 16.

Trump threatens trans healthcare in NRA speech baselessly blaming gender-affirming care for violence, The Independent, May 15.

Live interview with Don Lemon and Poppy Harlow, CNN This Morning (S1 E226), April 13.

Why the workplace is a common site of mass shootings, Vox, April 11.

How common are workplace shootings, and what fuels them? NewsNation, April 11.

Workplaces are the most common mass shooting sites, data shows, ABC News, April 11.

Who is the Louisville shooter who killed four people at bank? What we know about suspect, motive, USA Today, April 10.

100 days into 2023, Louisville attack marks nation's 146th mass shooting and 15th mass killing, USA Today, April 10.

Fact check: Post falsely links antidepressant use to school shootings, USA Today, April 10.

How reframing mass shootings as suicide could help prevent them, Minnesota Public Radio, April 6.

NC Talks: A call for common language on mass shootings, Carolina Public Press, April 6.

Advocates fear an escalation of hate toward trans community after Nashville shooting, NPR, March 31.

Fact Check-Majority of US mass shooters are cis men, not transgender or non-binary people, Reuters, March 31.

Are transgender mass shootings on the rise? What we know, what we don't, Newsweek, March 31.

The Americans who have lived through multiple mass shootings, BBC, March 30.

The data is clear, there is no 'clear epidemic' of transgender mass shooters, Washington Post, March 30. 

Tucker Carlson’s anti-trans rant after Nashville shooting endangers us all, MSNBC, March 30.

What mass shooters have in common, and what they don't, CGTN, March 29.

74 people have been killed or injured by guns at American schools this year, NPR, March 29.

Kasich: If Americans don’t protest gun violence, politicians will continue to 'look the other way’, MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports, March 28.

Most mass shooting suspects are male, New York Times, March 27.

Covenant school shooter raises concerns about mass shooter 'profile', Newsweek, March 27.

Nashville school shooter allegedly a 28-Year-Old woman—an extreme rarity in mass shootings, Forbes, March 27.

Why women mass shooters like the Nashville shooting suspect are a rare occurrence, USA Today, March 27.

Parents charged in Oxford, Highland Park mass shootings. That's unusual, experts say, USA Today, March 25.

School shootings: what do we owe the grieving? Psychology Today, March 7.

Mass shootings are a symptom, not the root problem, Psychology Today, March 1.

Local organizations joining together to find ways to interrupt the pathways to mass violence, NBC DFW 5, March 24.

Empowering Virginians to stop gun violence, VPN, February 23. 

Texas Governor says most gun crimes involve illegally owned weapons. That’s not true in mass shootings. ProPublica /Texas Tribune, February 23.

Blocking the path of potential mass shooters, Radio New Zealand, February 20. 

Despite decades of mass shootings in Texas, legislators have failed to pass meaningful gun control laws, ProPublica /Texas Tribune, February 16.

A look into the traits of a mass shooter, CBS Detroit, February 15. 

Now’s the time for the conversation.’ Mental health advocates, county leaders to discuss solutions to stop mass shootings, Fort Worth Report, February 15. 

Densley: U.S. in a ‘perpetual cycle of mass shootings,’ each one lowering ‘threshold’ for the next, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC, February 14. 

'Our Spartan hearts are broken': Police seek motive for Michigan State University shooting; 2 of 3 students killed are ID'd. Updates, USA Today, February 14.

6 major takeaways from the ATF's first report in 20 years on U.S. gun crime, NPR, February 10.

Good morning Seoul, Arirang Radio, February 10.

Op-eds can help psychologists share their expertise with a wider audience, APA Monitor on Psychology, January 31.

We need more research on guns. Here are 5 questions we can answer, Washington Post, January 30.

Do mass shootings cause more mass shootings? Research is divided. USA Today, January 27.

5 Live Drive, BBC Radio 5, January 25.

California mass shooting suspects were older men—here’s how rare that is, Forbes, January 25.

Back-to-back California shootings reflect an American tragedy, not an ‘Asian issue,’ experts say, NBC News, January 25.

California shooters had semi-automatic weapons. What about other mass shootings? USA Today, January 25.

Shock turns to disbelief in mass shooting-hit Asian communities, Barrons, January 25. 

Dozens of mass shootings sweep US in January, Wall Street Journal, January 24.

Monterey Park mass shooting casts shadow over dance studios, Inside Edition, January 24. 

Live interview, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC, January 24. 

Monterey Park gunman is oldest mass shooting suspect for five decades, experts say, The Independent, January 24.

Monterey Park shooter: Glimpses into a life ‘so miserable and desperate’, Los Angeles Times, January 24.

Gun used in Monterey Park massacre an assault weapon under state law, known to jam, Los Angeles Times, January 24. 

The suspected Monterey Park attacker was 72. Here's why older shooters are rare, NPR, January 24. 

NBC Nightly News, NBC, January 23.

Monterey Park suspect is the oldest mass shooter in recent history, Los Angeles Times, January 23.

California mass shooting suspect is oldest in US recorded history, researchers say, USA Today, January 23.

Monterey Park shooting death toll rises to 11, including dance hall manager, The Guardian, January 23.

Monterey Park toll grows to 11 as details emerge about gunman, Washington Post, January 23. 

Monterey Park suspected gunman was oldest mass shooter in modern history, Wall Street Journal, January 23.

The suspect's age stands out among mass shooters, New York Times, January 23. 

Authorities identify 72-year-old man as suspected gunman in Lunar New Year mass shooting, Los Angeles Times, January 22.

The school shooting incidents nobody hears about, Education Week, January 12. 

A six-year-old shot his teacher. Who should be held responsible? Education Week, January 9.

Mass shooters: What do they have in common and how can the U.S. finally prevent them? The Arkansas Traveler, January 9.

Books 2022: Going beyond thoughts and prayers to stop a mass shooting epidemic, Global Atlanta, January


Woman shot in Payne-Phalen neighborhood is record 39th St. Paul homicide, Star Tribune, December 21.

Our top 10 most-read articles from 2022, Transforming Society, December 19.

Police say increasing women among the ranks is one step towards police reform, MPR News, December 16.

The school lockdown generation, NPR Illinois, December 8.

They lost their kids at Sandy Hook 10 years ago. Their fight is for life, The 74, December 2.

Walmart shooting raises need for violence prevention at work, Associated Press, November 24.

In wake of Walmart shooting, data shows workplaces are top target for active shooters, News4Jax, November 23.

Shooting at Walmart in Virginia adds to nation’s grim gun toll, New York Times, November 23.

Walmart has faced calls to ban gun sales for years. Will Chesapeake change that? Independent, November 23.

Most mass shooters share these four defining moments, research shows, CBS Colorado, November 21.

Mass shooters: A radical strategy, Psychology Today, November 21.

Op-ed: Gun violence prevention — youth action in place of reaction, Tufts Daily, November 21.

Your Vote: Crime is a top concern in the midterm election, MPR News with Angela Davis, October 26.

A new solution to gun violence: neighborly care, Christianity Today, October 17.

Minnesota to get more than $10 million for school safety in the wake of Uvalde, MPR News, October 10. 

Jillian Peterson does double duty, Mlps St Paul Magazine, October 10.

Rampage killers (documentary), Court TV, October 2. 

Court TV Live, Court TV, September 30.

A quiet phenomenon': The rise of gun violence at school sports, ESPN, September 30.

Mass shootings: what are the warning signs and could they help prevent another Parkland? BBC, September 28.

The profile of a school shooter, Dr. Phil: Phil in the Blanks Podcast, September 20.

School shooters: is there a solution, Dr. Phil, September 15. 

What motivates a school shooter? Dr. Phil, September 15. 

September 7. Family violence, childhood trauma and abuse: characteristics commonly found in mass shooters, Dr. Phil, September 15. 

Mass shootings in the United States: population health impacts and policy levers, Health Affairs, September 15.

Parents of Oxford High shooting suspect fight to forbid prosecutor's expert witness, Detroit News, September 14.

The Why (0142): James Densley on what makes a mass shooter, Newsy, September 13.

Mass shootings in America: Part 1, Houston Daily, September 7.

Tarleton criminology experts release study on 178 mass shootings, 5NBC-DFW, September 7.

"It's going to happen again": some say Texas' mass shooting response fell short, CBS News, August 30.

Most mass shooters share these 4 defining moments, research shows, CBS DFW, August 25. 

School shooters and psychopathy: a rush to judgment, Psychiatric Times, August 8.

Want to prevent mass shootings? Look to the use of behavioral threat assessment teams, Idaho Statesman, August 7.

Farmfest governor debate, monkeypox, school shootings, Almanac (Twin Cities PBS), August 5.

Suspects still being sought in Mall of America shooting, WWD, August 5.

You said it: how can we stop the deadly cycle of mass shootings? Better, August 3.

Mental health issues or gun laws? Utahns weigh in causes of mass shootings, Deseret News, August 3.

Mass shootings in the US are rare, despite increased attention, Epoch Times, July 28.

'Failures' in Uvalde went far beyond local cops (with guest host Julián Castro), The Mehdi Hasan Show on MSNBC, July 18.

Parkland high school shooter’s sentencing trial begins in Florida, Wall Street Journal, July 18.

Search warrant: MPD snipers shot man from across street during standoff, MPR News, July 15.

The Parkland gunman's sentencing trial will decide if he gets the death penalty, Time, July 15.

Public Policy This Week: gun violence and mass shootings with Dr. James Densley, KYMN Radio, July 15.

Are school shooters "psychopaths"? Psychiatric Times, July 15.

More mass shooters are using semi-automatic rifles – often bought legally, USA Today, July 12.

Employee put on leave after coworker said they might 'shoot up' workplace, Newsweek, July 11.

After another mass shooting, questions loom about the role of parents, New York Times, July 10.

It was California’s forgotten mass shooting. But for victims, the ‘hell’ never ends, Los Angeles Times, July 9.

The missing link in these horrific mass shootings? He's right before our eyes, Miami Herald, July 8.

Gun applicants in NY will have to list social media accounts, Associated Press, July 8.

The staggering scope of US gun deaths goes far beyond mass shootings, The Washington Post, July 8.

Where the violence carousel stops, nobody knows, Daily Item, July 7.

A timeline of school shootings since Columbine,, July 7.

The Violence Project: mass shootings are preventable, Post Alley, July 7.

Minnesota duo creates The Violence Project, WCCO The Morning News with Vineeta Sawkar, July 7.

The new federal gun law comes with fatal blind spots, The Hill, July 7.

Mass shooters are getting younger and deadlier: experts have theories, USA Today, July 7.

The common signs of mass shooters, The Mehdi Hassan Show on MSNBC, July 6. 

The Laura Coates Show, SiriusXM POTUS, July 6.

Live interview with Ana Cabrera, CNN Newsroom, July 6.

The ‘terror’ in Highland Park: The US is exceptional, indeed, Al Jazeera, July 6.

What are warning signs for a potential mass shooter? Morning in America (NewsNation), July 6.

The Violence Project: how to stop a mass shooting epidemic, WGN News, July 6.

US mass shootings are getting deadlier and more common, analysis shows, The Guardian, July 6.

What you need to know about the rise in U.S. mass shootings, The Marshall Project, July 6.

Gavin Newsom signed two more gun-safety laws. Sacramento’s latest mass shooting came days later, Sacramento Bee, July 6.

Early intervention can stop mass shooters, NY Daily News, July 5.

Live interview with Marni Hughes, NewsNation Prime, July 5.

Drivetime with John Beattie, BBC Radio Scotland, July 5.

America's gun cultre: Nation wrestles with individual rights vs. safety measures in cultural, legislative tug of war, Palestine Herald-Press, July 5.

Characteristics shared by young men committing mass shootings, Psychology Today, July 5.

Yet another mass shooter 'known to law enforcement', National Review, July 5.

After mass shootings, lawmakers weigh body armor bans, Pew Charitable Trusts, June 30

Time to enshrine women’s rights into the US constitution, Sydney Morning Herald, June 28.

Data: mass shooter profiles, weapons and warning signs, KXAN, June 27.

Land of the free where guns have more rights than women, Women's Agenda, June 26. 

Clues for how to stop a mass shooting epidemic, National Retail Federation, June 24.

Dr. James Densley, 24-7: The People's Filibuster for Gun Safety, June 24.

The next fight over guns in America, The Atlantic, June 23. 

New body armor rules in New York miss the vest worn by the Buffalo killer, Associated Press, June 20.

Experts say proposed federal gun safety measures might not have prevented Uvalde shooting, ABC News, June 20.

Nowadays, most US mass shooters younger than 18, China Daily News, June 20.

Live interview with Pamela Brown, CNN Newsroom, June 19.

Masculinity overdue for a reckoning after mass shootings, child advocates say, NBC News, June 18.

Mass shootings analyzed: The Violence Project, Almanac (Twin Cities PBS), June 17.

This data could help put an end to America’s deadly mass shootings, The Independent, June 17.

Buffalo shooting renews calls for body armor regulation, ABC News, June 17.

Glens Falls psychologists: Take these steps to help stem mass shootings, Glens Falls Chronicle, June 17.

What in the world is going on, part 3, Runnels County Register, June 16.

Childhood trauma and violence are risk factors existing in majority of US mass shooters, Epoch Times, June 16.

Sales of body armor are on the rise. Who's buying and why? NPR, June 14.

Do mental health provisions belong in the Senate’s bipartisan gun safety deal? Philadelphia Inquirer, June 14.

We're coming for your conscience, not your guns, Columbia Missourian, June 14.

What research says about identifying people who might commit mass shootings, PBS NewsHour, June 13.

How intervening early on the 'pathway to violence' could help prevent mass shootings, CBC, June 13.

What are commonsense gun laws—and how can they save lives? Reader's Digest, June 13.

School shooters: a path from humiliation to gun violence, Psychology Today, June 13.

Commentary: Gregory Clay — The gun game is out of control, Journal Courier, June 13.

Does psychosis play a role in most mass shootings? Psychology Today, June 12.

Researchers claim they can ‘catch’ mass shooters before they carry out acts of violence, Daily Caller, June 12.

Face The Nation: Strassman, El-Erian, Peterson-Densley, CBS News, June 12.

The Violence Project co-founders on mass shooters, guns and prevention, CBS Face the Nation, June 12.

Transcript: Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley on "Face the Nation," CBS News, June 12.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows, Associated Press, June 11.

We need hope to combat violence. That won't arrive without action, New York Times, June 9.

Rumors of race-based threats to Walmart stores in San Bernardino not credible, police say, Politifact, June 8.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The damage to the human body caused by firearms, CNN, June 8.

Getting past the brainstorming phase of ending school violence, Courthouse News Service, June 7.

How to encourage kids to report threats about school shootings, Washington Post, June 7.

Do the parallels between mass shootings and suicides offer solutions?, The Crime Report, June 7.

Years of research finds that most school shooters have 4 things in common, Reader's Digest, June 6.

Suicide prevention could prevent mass shootings, FiveThirtyEight, June 6.

I'm a Republican who represented Uvalde in Congress. I want more than thoughts and prayers, New York Times, June 6.

Media coverage of Uvalde misses the gender issues at the heart of school shootings, Ms. Magazine, June 6.

Partnership, coalition of business chambers urge feds to ban assault weapons, WBFO, June 6.

The "forgive me, Joe" edition, Slate Political Gabfest, June 6.

6 dead, 25 wounded in Philadelphia, Chattanooga shootings; honoring D-Day: 5 Things podcast, USA Today, June 6.

Last week tonight with Jon Oliver S09 E13, HBO Max, June 5.

The mass shootings where stricter gun laws might have made a difference, New York Times, June 5.

Tulsa shooting puts focus on waiting periods for gun buyers, Associated Press, June 5.

What drives mass shooters? Grievance, despair, and anger are more likely triggers than mental illness, experts say, Boston Globe, June 3.

Young men, guns, and the prefrontal cortex, Washington Post, June 3.

There have already been a dozen mass shootings this year: 'We're in a paralysis', USA Today, June 3.

Midwest dispatch: mass shootings are deaths of despair, The Progressive Magazine, June 3.

How artists are memorializing victims of mass shootings, again and again and again and again, Artnet, June 3.

America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained, VOX, June 2.

The datasets we’re looking at this week, FiveThirtyEight, June 1.

The take: can the US end mass shootings? Al Jazeera, June 1.

Essay: America’s first modern mass shooting never really ended, Texas Tribune, June 1.

Fact-checking the connection between guns and mental illness, Seattle Times, June 1.

School shootings: fact vs. fiction, American Council on Science and Health, June 1.

Would more investment in the police have stopped the tragedy in Uvalde? The Week, May 31.

Infographic: How many mass shootings took place in US in 2022?, Al Jazeera, May 31.

Understanding extremism and the radicalizing power of social media, Audible Blog, May 31.

The 'good guys with guns' keep failing to stop mass shootings, Time, May 31.

What creates a mass shooter? Smerconish Podcast, May 31.

What makes a mass shooter? The New Yorker Politics and More Podcast,  May 31.

2 professors, tracking patterns, try to predict who might carry out a mass shooting, NPR (Morning Edition), May 30.

The mass shooter’s other tool: Body armor is becoming more common in attacks — and making them more lethal, New York Magazine, May 29.

How body armor became a common feature in mass shootings, Yahoo News, May 28.

Experts cast doubt on high-tech efforts to stop school shooters, Washington Post, May 28. 

What makes a mass shooter? The New Yorker Radio Hour, May 27.

What makes a mass shooter? The New Yorker, May 27.

Two professors found what creates a mass shooter. Will politicians pay attention? Politico, May 27.

Experts explain why Trump and the NRA's focus on 'evil' makes the mass shooting crisis worse, Raw Story, May 27.

Schools face violent threats and lockdowns in wake of Texas shooting, Washington Post, May 27.

Trump says schools must 'harden' after Uvalde, but Texas already tried that, Newsweek, May 27.

Morning Joe S2022 E143, MSNBC, May 27.

2 mass shootings — 1,700 miles apart but bound by startling similarities, NPR, May 27.

Why stopping a “bad guy with a gun” keeps getting harder, Slate, May 27.

Why arming teachers and militarizing schools are ‘terrible’ ideas, The Crime Report, May 27

US shootings: Norway and Finland have similar levels of gun ownership, but far less gun crime, The Conversation, May 27.

Newsday, BBC World News, May 26.

Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace S2022 E106, MSNBC, May 26.

Specter of school shootings frightens parents across US, China Daily, May 26.

Mass shootings by teens revive Americans’ nightmare with guns, China Reporter, May 26.

US school shooting experts compare Salvador Ramos to profiles of other killers, Daily Record, May 26.

The Violence Project, The Frank Andrews Show, May 26.

'This is preventable': Here are some big, and small, steps we can take against mass shootings, KARE 11, May 25.

The Violence Project co-founder discusses how to help prevent mass shootings, KARE 11, May 25.

Child gun deaths in Texas doubled under Greg Abbott. Then came Uvalde. Huff Post, May 25.

The Hard Truth about ‘Tougher Background Checks’, National Review, May 25.

Texas massacre shocks, but gunfire at U.S. schools at record high, Reuters, May 25.

75 people have been killed in U.S. school shootings since 2018, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 25.

Body armor is making mass shootings more deadly, Quartz, May 25.

Rampage at Robb Elementary is the 27th shooting to happen at a school so far this year, CBS News, May 25.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls Lauren Boebert 'useless piece of furniture', Newsweek, May 25.

Global Business Europe, CGTN, May 25.

NewsHour, BBC World Service, May 25.

Three things to know about America's relentless gun violence, PBS News Hour, May 25.

19 children, 2 adults killed in Texas elementary school shooting – 3 essential reads on America’s relentless gun violence, The Conversation, May 25.

‘No no no no not again’: School shooting survivors, families react to Texas tragedy, Today, May 24.

Letter from the Editor: Coverage of mass shootings evolves as newsrooms examine practices, The Oregonian, May 22.

Editorial Counterpoint: Give small steps a chance to reduce gun violence, Star Tribune, May 22.

We must raise awareness of the hatred that leads to mass shootings, Washington Post, May 20.

Readers Write: School enrollment, abortion, gun violence, baby formula, Star Tribune, May 20.

Mass shooters are increasingly attacking 'soft targets' such as supermarkets. Experts say securing them will be difficult, CNN, May 20.

Think guns are easy to buy? Try shopping for body armor, The Crime Report, May 20.

Body armor, worn by the Buffalo shooter, faces far fewer regulations than guns, NPR, May 20.

#NotAllMen are mass shooters, 4W, May 19.

Daily bulletin, The Trace, May 19.

Buffalo is latest mass shooting by gunman wearing body armor, Associated Press, May 18.

How to prevent a mass shooting? Police options are limited, NewsNation, May 17.

What do most mass shooters have in common? They bought their guns legally, New York Times, May 17.

Mass shootings cannot, need not be the nation's default, Star Tribune, May 17.

Four mass shootings this past weekend: What do we know about mass shooters? WITF Smart Talk, May 17.

Security expert offers advice on what to do if you're in an active shooter situation, KARE 11, May 16.

Live interview, BBC News Channel, May 16.

Episode 45: compilation episode, The Criminology Academy Podcast, May 16.

'Copycat' mass shootings becoming deadlier, experts warn after New York attack, Reuters, May 15.

'Racially motivated' shooting at Buffalo supermarket kills 10, Los Angeles Times, May 15.

Dr. Jillian Peterson wins Minnesota Book Award, Hamline University, May 12.

Mental health and school shootings: a call for intervention, Midway Monitor, May 11.

A New Mexico man convinced the FBI he was not a threat. Then he carried out a school shooting, NBC News, May 10.

Responding to shooting threats: strategies for schools, KSMQ Public TV, April 28.

Winners of the 2022 Minnesota Book Awards, Mpls St. Paul Magazine, April 28.

Winners announced for the 2022 Minnesota Book Awards, MPR News, April 27.

Minnesota Book Awards honor authors and artists in return to live ceremony, Pioneer Press, April 26.

Diane Wilson, Douglas Kearney among 2022 Minnesota Book Award winners, Star Tribune, April 26.

Cable news sensationalized coverage of the NYC gunman, flouting expert advice, Media Matters for America, April 25.

What is a mass shooting? Definition differs among experts, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 24.

Kids are awash in online cruelty. Are school stabbings and shootings so surprising? Kansas City Star, April 20.

36 finalist blog: James Densley, The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, April 15.

Dr. Ranney on gun violence: ‘This is not an impossible problem', Boston Globe, April 13.

New data compiled by New York teacher says mass shootings are spiking across the tri-state, News 12, April 12.

Mass shootings are becoming ‘white noise.’ Will Sacramento’s horror change anything?, Sacramento Bee, April 5.

‘Why do we do this to ourselves?’ The pandemic supercharged easy access to guns, Los Angeles Times, April 4.

Sacramento mass shooting renews calls for legislation targeting gun violence, Los Angeles Times, April 4.

Talking to patients about firearm safety, APA Monitor on Psychology, 53(3), 34, April 1.

Legal implications of Remington settlement with Sandy Hook victims, Legal Examiner, March 31.

National security this week, KYMN Radio, March 23.

‘We can’t endure this’: surge in U.S. shootings shows no sign of easing, New York Times, March 23.

Episode 4: Seeking justice, Confident (Podcast), March 23.

How the Atlanta spa shootings—the victims, the survivors—tell a story of America, Vanity Fair, March 14.

‘Almost unbelievable:’ How disbelief may have shaped RCMP response to N.S. shooting spree, Global News, March 9.

Episode 389: The Violence Project: How to stop a mass shooting epidemic, Situational Awareness Matters Radio, March 8.

Religious leaders preach radical hospitality – even after church shootings, Christian Science Monitor, March 3.

What a threat to kill classmates, teacher in Delaware says about student discipline, Delaware Online, March 2.

KSMQ partnering with The Violence Project, Austin Daily Herald, February 9.

Hombres blancos que arrastran traumas y son suicidas: radiografía de los tiroteos en EEUU a lo largo de 50 años, Univision, February 9.

Chicago mayor ties carjacking rise to remote learning, NewsNation Morning in America, February 8. 

Mass film review, Spirituality & Practice, February 7.

New database compiles common traits of US mass shooters, Jurist, February 5.

Superintendent sought student mental health help months before shooting at Richfield school, MPR News, February 4.

Mass shootings are rising in the U.S., new study shows, Wall Street Journal, February 4. 

Nearly half of mass shooters leaked plans to someone, like family: study, Newsweek, February 4.

Death toll from mass shootings in United States is rising, study finds, Reuters, February 4.

National Institute of Justice funded research amasses details of a half century of United States mass shootings, US Department of Justice, February 4.

Public mass shootings: database amasses details of a half century of U.S. mass shootings with firearms, generating psychosocial histories, National Institute of Justice, February 4.

How to prevent school violence, NewsNation Prime, February 1.

Can mass shootings be prevented? Psychology Today, January 31.

Need something new to read? These titles are finalists for the 2022 Minnesota Book Awards, KARE-11, January 31.

Scots gangsters target drugs rivals in violent robberies as cashless society hits crime gangs, Daily Record, January 31.

Friends of the St. Paul Public Library announce 2022 finalists for Minnesota Book Awards, Pioneer Press, January 29.

Finalists announced for the Minnesota Book Awards, Star Tribune, January 29.

Q&A: Why are Texas schools seeing a rise in threats, Dallas Morning News, January 25.

Michigan school district requires clear backpacks after shooting, but experts say that’s not enough, The Washington Post, January 4.

Empowering communities to prevent mass shootings, APA Monitor on Psychology, 53(1), 22, January 1.


2021: Breaking school shooting records, Medium, December 30.

Over 150 threats of school violence made in week after Oxford shooting, Campus Safety, December 22.

School threats and social media hoaxes are forcing closures, time-consuming investigations, Washington Post, December 20. 

Gun violence and threats are on the rise at Indiana schools, WFYI, December 20.

Researcher: Better response needed to school threats, MPR News, December 17.

Some US schools close after shooting rumors on social media, New York Times, December 17.

Should parents be held responsible for school shootings? The Week, December 17.

Guest columnist: work together to stop senseless gun tragedies, State Journal, December 17.

Explainer: The 'slip and capture' argument in ex-cop Kimberly Potter's defense, MPR News, December 16.

'It really is a cry for help': Threats to schools on the rise nationwide, KARE-11, December 14.

After a school shooting, should parents be prosecuted?, New York Times, December 14.

Editorial roundup, Associated Press, December 14.

Editorial: What to do with parents who won’t lock up their guns? Lock them up, Houston Chronicle, December 12.

How to keep students safe in school: 5 essential reads on school shootings in America, The Conversation, December 10.

Spate of threats against Fargo-Moorhead area schools in line with national, regional surge, Inforum, December 9.

Oxford school shooting, The Flip Side, December 8.

Interview with host Rob Nelson, Newsy Reports, December 7.

Preparation vs. security in preventing mass shootings, Limestone Press, December  7.

School shootings: It's hard to spot the warning signs. Prevention steps can help, NPR, December 5.

Prosecutors refuse to rule out charges against high school where four pupils died in mass shooting, Daily Telegraph, December 5.

'Constant state of anxiety.' Yet another school shooting takes its psychological toll, CNN, December 5.

Red flags and warning signs of school shootings, NewsNation Prime, December 4.

BBC Newshour, BBC World Service, December 4. 

The world tonight, BBC Radio 4, December 3.

Interview with Jamal Andress, Newsy Reports, December 3.

Two Minnesota professors have devoted their careers to researching mass shooters, Star Tribune, December 3.

A moral panic is brewing about Instagram and video games. Don't fall for it. Newsweek, December 2.

Gun violence warning signs, NewsNation Prime, December 2.

What are the warning signs of a potential mass shooter? NewsNation Prime, December 1.

What this week's mass shooting can teach us about school safety, Education Week, December 1. 

Training, ubiquitous in era of school shootings, appears to have saved lives in Oxford, Washington Post, December 1.

FBI warns of ‘bystander fatigue,’ says it was likely a factor in Oregon District mass shooting, Dayton Daily News, December 1.

The trail of Kimberly Potter: what you need to know, MPR News, November 30.

Violence, hate crimes in schools surged in Pre-COVID period, federal watchdog finds, Education Week, November 29. 

Supreme Court Second Amendment case puts gun control laws at risk, Teen Vogue, November 3.

Why men are behind the vast majority of America's gun violence, ABC News, November 3.

We must understand shooters, to end the gun killing, Sentinel-Tribune, November 3.

Book review: The Violence Project: How To Stop A Mass Shooting Epidemic, ACJS Today, November 1.

Violence in schools seems to be increasing. Why? Education Week, November 1.

How to stop the mass shooting epidemic, according to researchers who have chronicled every mass shooting in the U.S., WPR, October 26.

‘The Violence Project’ book investigates mass shootings in order to find solutions, Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism, October 26.

Media headlines dangerously sensationalize Parkland gunman's guilty plea, Media Matters for America, October 23.

Colorado's deadliest shooters: Male, mostly young and signs of mental illness, The Denver Gazette, October 19.

Why so many shootouts? Pretty simple answer, experts say, Pioneer Press, October 17.

Accused St. Paul bar shooter could have been in prison, Pioneer Press, October 17.

New push to divert youth from juvenile court in Ramsey County stirs controversy, Star Tribune, October 17.

Charlotte feels the impact as shootings into occupied properties rise, WFAE, October 14.

How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic - Part 2, Real Crime Profile, October 13.

The shooter’s wife: Noor Salman, wife of the Pulse Nightclub gunman, is ready to speak, Vice, October 13.

Expert explains what makes a mass shooting—and why it matters, KARE-11, October 11.

After Texas school shooting, gun violence prevention advocates and union leaders call for reforms to thwart surge in campus violence, The 74 Million, October 7.

How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic - Part 1, Real Crime Profile, October 4.

Book TV: The Violence Project, C-Span, October 3.

‘I don’t want to hit my children. I don’t want to hit anybody’, New York Times, October 1.

Black residents of Minneapolis say they need more cops—not fewer, The Nation, September 30.

How to stop a school shooter, The 74 Million, September 7.

Episode 123: Mass shootings: an interview with criminologists Drs. Jillian Peterson and James Densley, the argument for data-driven nuance, and steps for prevention, Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast, September 7.

Critique de livre : Et si les fusillades de masse étaient à l’américaine ? Les auteurs du Minnesota partagent ce qu’ils ont appris, France 24, September 7.

Book review: what if mass shootings are the American way, Mitchell Republic, September 7.

Book review, True Crime Index, September 5.

Readers and writers: fall books from Minnesota writers — what a season!, Pioneer Press, September 4. 

Handling associations between violent crime and mental illness with responsibility, Mental Health Today, September 2.

Is it possible to stop a mass shooting epidemic?, WITF Smart Talk, September 1. 

Book review, Kit & Kaboodle, September 1.

Book review, Library Journal, September 1.

The lies we tell about men who kill, Red Pepper, August 27.

Book review, Kirkus Reviews, August 15.

Book review, Publishers Weekly, July 23.

How to prevent a tragedy: PW talks with Jillian Peterson and James Densley, Publishers Weekly, July 23.

Why are there shoes on power lines, Where Are All The Baby Pigeons?, July 22. 

School safety and security for Fall 2021, AEC Info, July 21.

Opinion: Mental illness a poor predictor of mass shootings, Cincinnati Enquirer, July 8.

Drug-dealers are finding the always-on culture a chore, The Economist, July 3. 

Power Up: March for Our Lives launches new campaign to defund police in schools, Washington Post, June 30. 

What causes gun violence and how can we stop it?, MPR News with Angela Davis, June 29.

136: Unpacking The Violence Project, Red, Blue, and Brady Podcast, June 25.

2021 mass shootings, Voice of America, June 8. 

Recent spate of mass shootings is among worst in U.S. history, Wall Street Journal, June 8.

What constitutes a mass shooting?, 23 ABC News, June 7.

A closer look at mass shootings at California workplaces, KCRA, May 26.

Trial & tribulation: where do we go from here?, Twin Cities PBS, May 18.

Colorado's deadliest shooters: Male, mostly young and signs of mental illness, The Gazette, May 18.

Helping those in crisis – and gun control, too, NRA-ILA, May 17.

318 - Gun violence prevention: what a study of mass shootings tells us about how to prevent them, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Public Health on Call, May 17.

No More Normal: Gun violence part 1, KUNM, May 16.

How do we prevent mass shootings? There’s a new website to lead the way, Associated Press, May 14.

Ep. 18 gangs and mass shootings with James Densley, The Criminology Academy, May 10.

Authorities are trying to determine why Rigby Middle School shooting happened, KPVI, May 8.

With more shootings, what’s St. Paul doing to address it now and what can be done?, Pioneer Press, May 8.

Idaho shooting: Very few school incidents committed by girls, Associated Press, May 7.

In US, children return to school -- but so do the guns, France 24, May 7. Reprinted: Barrons; Newsmax. 

A horrible history: Colorado’s plague of mass shootings, The Bold, April 29.

US gun sales hit record in first quarter, China Daily, April 27.

March was a record month for first-time gun buyers after Atlanta, Boulder mass shootings, Daily Beast, April 26.

1st-time gun buyers help push record U.S. gun sales amid string of mass shootings, NPR, April 26.

51: How to stop a mass shooting epidemic w/ James Densley, Incel Podcast, April 21.

After FedEx shooting, Indianapolis grieves, Wall Street Journal, April 17.

Taking a closer look at mass shootings in the U.S., NBC-DFW, April 16.

A partial list of mass shootings in the United States in 2021, New York Times, April 16.

Multiple people dead at FedEx warehouse in Indianapolis, Sydney Morning Herald, April 16.

What we know about the FedEx shooting in Indianapolis, Wall Street Journal, April 16.

FedEx shooting in Indianapolis leaves at least eight dead, Wall Street Journal, April 16.

Omenia trebuie să ghideze acțiunea polițienească--interviu cu James Densley, Radio France Internationale, April 15.

Law enforcement training experts weigh in on Daunte Wright traffic stop, KARE-11, April 13.

No badges. No guns. Can violence interrupters help Minneapolis?, Christian Science Monitor, April 13.

How ending child abuse and improving mental health care could prevent mass shootings, Global News, April 12.

How we label mass killers, Global News, April 12.

U.S. experts identify four key commonalities among mass shooters, Global News, April 12.

Sur l’épineux sujet des armes, Joe Biden avance à petits pas, Libération, April 8.

Main stream media super spreaders, NRA-ILA, April 5.

After three deadly gun rampages, survivors and experts fear what comes next, Washington Post, April 3.

Minnesota stalemate on gun laws is contrast to broader national momentum, Star Tribune, April 3.

Interview: La pandémie semble avoir exacerbé le risque de tuerie de masse aux Etats-Unis, Libération, April 3.

Experts say police use of force also on trial with Derek Chauvin, KSTP, April 2.

Orange gunman locked gates of office complex before killing 4; police say he knew victims, LA Times, April 1.

America’s failed attempt to ban assault weapons, Wall Street Journal, April 1.

How many mass shootings have there been in 2021 so far? It depends how you count, Newsweek, April 1.

4 Killed, including child, in mass shooting at California office complex, People, April 1.

Gun violence column points to need for more interventions on childhood trauma, other crises,, April 1.

4 killed, including child, in shooting at office building in Orange, California, CBS8, March 31.

4 Killed in Shooting at a Southern California Office Building, New York Times, March 31.

Restore humane shield to juvenile criminal records, Star Tribune, March 31.

After a year without mass school shootings, experts sound the alarm about a ‘return to normal’, The 74, March 30.

Will a return to normal post-pandemic mean a return of mass shootings?, Fast Company, March 29.

Opinion: Two weeks, two mass shootings — back to normal for America, LA Times, March 27.

Newsy Tonight with Chance Seales, Newsy, March 26.

Eine Wartephase nach dem Waffenkauf würde einen Zeitpuffer schaffen, Der Standard, March 26.

Vice News Tonight, Vice, March 25.

A heavily armed man at a grocery store adds to anxiety in Atlanta, New York Times, March 25. 

The way we think about ‘mass shootings’ ignores many Black victims, The Trace, March 25. Reprinted: Slate

Colorado is one of four states whose laws don't prohibit someone with a mental illness from owning firearms, CNN, March 25.

Diese Waffen werden glorifiziert, Badische Zeitung, March 25.

Columbine and the era of the mass shooter, two decades on, The Hill, March 25.

For the COVID pandemic we wear masks. For the pandemic of gun violence, what do we do?, USA Today, March 24. 

US saw estimated 4,000 extra murders in 2020 amid surge in daily gun violence, The Guardian, March 24.

It's necessary: America's other deadly virus - mass shootings, The Enquirer, March 24.

Tiroteos masivos en EEUU: ¿Un mal crónico?, El Politico, March 23.

Where Minnesota lawmakers stand on solutions for gun violence, WCCO (CBS Minnesota), March 23.

Local expert: 'Break in the cycle' appears over following 2nd mass shooting in a week,, March 23.

Boulder shooting suspect charged with 10 counts of murder, Wall Street Journal, March 23.

A bleak, long and incomplete list of recent mass shootings, New York Times, March 23.

A list of recent mass shootings in the United States, New York Times, March 23. Reprinted: Seattle Times.

In America, getting back to “normal” brings fears of more mass shootings, Refinery29, March 23.

America can end its mass shootings by treating violent attacks like a contagious virus, Byline Times, March 23.

Why the US’s pandemic of gun violence is only getting worse, New Statesman, March 23.

How will America respond to two mass killings in a week?, Poynter, March 23.

Boulder, Colo., shooting that killed 10 was deadliest in US in nearly two years, Boston Globe, March 23.

After a year without mass shootings in American public places, there have been 2 in 6 days, People, March 23.

There have been 2 highly public US mass shootings in less than a week, a trend previously unseen during the pandemic, Business Insider, March 23. Reprinted: Yahoo News.

First Atlanta, then Boulder: Two mass shootings in a week, New York Times, March 23.

Mass shootings in public spaces had become less frequent during the pandemic, New York Times, March 19.

Why the Atlanta spa shooting feels different, The Week, March 17. 

2020's huge increase in mass shootings, Wisconsin Public Radio, March 12.

Immunization not ammunition: School safety means fewer guns, USA Today, February 26.

Should armed guards be in schools? This JAMA study on shootings may surprise you, Fast Company, February 18.

Can armed officers reduce injury and death in school shootings?, Contemporary Pediatrics, February 18.

Study of school shootings suggests armed guards don’t reduce fatalities, The Trace, February 17.

New research finds armed officers increases likelihood of mortality at school shootings, MPR News, February 16.

Association of armed guards, severity of school shootings, EurekAlert, February 16.

'Warrior' police training is being offered across the US, CNN, January 30.

Thinking about data-driven policing in an era of social justice, Medium, January 23.

Blood, sweat, and fears: Understanding the psychological effects of graphic and violent media on children and teens, Children and Screens, January 22.


Why is London facing a crime epidemic? This is Local London, December 30.

In a year of pain, one silver lining: fewer mass shootings, Associated Press, December 29.

Tethered: how race and policing binds Minneapolis to Louisville, Twin Cities PBS, December 18.

As police departments outsource officer training to save money, society may be paying the price, Time, November 20.

The one Trump record he doesn’t want you to talk about: An unprecedented number of mass shootings, The Independent, October 29.

Two fatal shootings in Minneapolis push city's homicide total to 62, Star Tribune, September 30.

Unlikely research opportunity launches career path, Hamline University News, September 22.

Minnesota State forms taskforce on law enforcement education reform, Minnesota State, August 26.

The enforcer: the myth and reality of organised crime's hard man, The Conversation, August 19.

Daily bulletin: Expanded mass shootings database fleshes out the characteristics of perpetrators, The Trace, July 29.

Database of mass shooters revised and expanded, Associated Press, July 29.

Database of mass shooters revised and expanded, Financial Times, July 28.

Love Island and Geordie Shore TV hunks 'help turn Scots teens away from street violence', Daily Record, July 26.

Evil gangland knife thugs will carry out attacks in Scotland for just £800, Daily Record, July 19.

New crime research suggests law enforcement may be falling short due to little knowledge of ‘enforcers’, Birmingham City University, July 2.

Can higher education help fix America's policing problem?, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 1, 2020.

Spate of shootings raises fears of a violent summer, Associated Press, June 23.

Petitions, concerns circulating in Bloomington and St. Paul over school resource officers, KSTP-TV, June 22.

‘It’s way past time to try something new’: The push to defund police. The Christian Science Monitor, June 19.

Warrior or guardian? How police training fails us, MinnPost, June 19.

Female involvement in gangs: A collective research project, MyPOV, June 16.

Minneapolis police officers disciplined in fraction of cases, Star Tribune, June 9.

Collective Response to the Killing of George Floyd, Metropolitan State University, June 3.

His name was George Floyd, Real Crime Profile, June 1.

Inside UK's most feared gang whose violence makes Gangs Of London yobs look tame, Daily Star, May 31.

As quarantines end, will mass shootings return? The Crime Report, May 29.

Perfect storm?: experts warn as reopenings begin, mass shootings could start again, Kaiser Health News, May 29.

Gatherings as states reopen could spell return of another dark American phenomenon: mass shootings, The Washington Post, May 28.

Lights, camera, fabrication with Daniel Kinahan propaganda film, Sunday Times, May 24.

What's an 'incel'?: Westgate suspect says he identifies with men who feel shunned by women, NBC 12 News, May 22.

New young gangs more likely to use social media to boost identity and status, says new study by academics at LSBU, London South Bank University, May 22.

Here's the full history of mass shooters from U.S.A., NewsGram, May 10.

PBS’ Frontline irresponsibly ignores the “media contagion effect” and gives notoriety to school shooters, Media Matters for America, March 26.

This woman survived a mass shooting and is working to prevent the next one, VICE News, March 15.

'We are shocked and dismayed': Family of Molson Coors shooter expresses sadness, heartache, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 28.

Study suggests these 5 gun reforms could prevent most mass shootings, The Hill Reporter, February 27.

How many mass shootings might have been prevented by stronger gun laws? Los Angeles Times, February 27.

Public safety and criminal justice reform finance and policy division, Minnesota House of Representatives, February 20.

House Education Policy Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives, February 18.

Too small to hire guards, too worried to go gun-free, community churches are now arming themselves, Washington Post, February 14. 

History of mass shooters, Voice of America, February 14.

Parkland commemorates second anniversary of high school mass shooting, Voice of America, February 14.

Parents are Fighting Gun Violence Through Their School Boards, The Takeaway, February 12.

NEA report: Just say no to active shooter drills, Post Bulletin, February 12.

How moms are quietly passing gun safety policy through school boards, NBC News, February 10.

Editorial: Gun violence is becoming too normalized, Scot Scoop, February 9.

Protecting the public from acts of mass violence, The Heritage Foundation, February 3.

The Violence Project, The Insider: The Threat Lab Newsletter, January.

Disturbing twist in Metro Vancouver gang war: rivals post rap songs advocating murder, Vancouver Sun, January 25.

Minnesota creators of 'Mass Shooter Database' sharing work with politicians, educators, police, Star Tribune, January 15.

Advocates work to reduce gun violence in US, China Daily Global, January 9.

US begins 2020 with spate of gun deaths, China Daily, January 9.

St. Paul marked most homicides in 25+ years, yet violent crime overall was lowest in those 2 decades, Pioneer Press, January 8.

Guns and God: a strange mix for mass murder, InsideOver, January 6.

2020 will be a big year for the gun issue, The Trace, January 3. 

The Michael Smerconish Program, SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., January 3.

New database tracks commonalities among mass shooters, ABC Action News, January 1.


U.S. mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings, Associated Press, December 28. Globally syndicated, e.g., BBC, Chicago Sun Times, Crime Report, Daily Mail, Esquire, Fox News, The Guardian, The Herald (Scotland), LA Times, Le Monde, MTV, NBC News, Slate, The Sun, The Times (London), Washington Post, USA Today, Yahoo!

2019 Smart Talk Top Stories — research on guns and mass shooters, WITF, December 27.

Congress is throwing a little money at gun violence research. It might go a long way, FiveThirtyEight, December 19.

Seattle Morning News with Dave Ross, KIRO-FM, December 19.

Dorchester school district to offer active-shooter survival training to community in 2020, The Post and Courier, December 18.

Your active shooter training is less effective than you think, warn researchers, Loss Prevention Magazine, December 12.

Work on the national mass-shooter database is “career-defining” for Hamline student researchers, The Oracle, December 11.

Mass shooter database, Prairie Public Radio, December 9.

In Minnesota’s fatal police shootings, less seasoned officers most likely to fire, Minnesota Public Radio, December 9.

Youth suicides by firearms are on the rise, WhoWhatWhy, December 4. 

A New York village averted a potential school shooting. Parents are still furious, USA Today, December 2.

Gathering useful data on mass shootings in America, Star Tribune, November 27.

Gun sales expected to climb this holiday season amid political pressure, Fox Business, November 25.

LE takeaways from the largest database of life histories of U.S. mass shooters, Police One, November 25.

Joker the movie: a character and cultural psychoanalysis, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Podcast, November 23.

Mass shooting research finds several common trends, Sky News Australia, November 23.

Research reveals common traits behind mass shootings, 9 News, November 23.

Mass shooters have four things in common, new study finds, Fox News, November 22.

Who might commit a mass killing? New insights, Jewish Community Relations Counsel, November 21.

The Violence Project Database Finds Most Mass Shooters Have Four Things in Common, Diversity Inc, November 21.

Report: most mass shooters have 4 things in common, Public News Service, November 21.

Minnesota Violence Project aims to understand mass shootings, Associated Press, November 20. Nationally syndicated, e.g., ABC News, New York Times, Washington Post, US News and World Report.

What makes a mass shooter? New study stresses the need for prevention, We Are Mitu, November 20.

New study on mass shootings explores the traits that define perpetrators, Mic, November 20.

Almost all US mass shooters since 1966 have four things in common: Childhood trauma, a personal crisis, examples that validate their feelings, and access to a firearm, Daily Mail, November 20.

Local researchers release largest study on mass shootings, KSTP-TV, November 19.

St. Paul profs compiled database of U.S. mass shooters … and corresponded with six of them, Pioneer Press, November 19.

Minnesota-made tool tracks the how and why behind mass shootings, Minnesota Public Radio, November 19.

Nearly all mass shooters since 1966 have had 4 things in common, Vice, November 19.

Raising red flags: Minnesota police chiefs and sheriffs weigh in on gun law, KSTP-TV, November 18.

Santa Clarita school shooter fits profile of other K-12 shooters, according to new database, KQED News, November 18.

Active-shooter security drills are ‘ineffective,’ researchers find, Society for Human Resource Management, November 18.

Hamline, Metro State professors create a database to shed light on mass shooters, Star Tribune, November 15.

Science has identified common threads in school shootings, Cal Matters, November 15.

Why nonprofits can’t research gun violence as well as the feds, FiveThirtyEight, November 14.

Can mass shooter attacks be prevented?, The Crime Report, November 14.

The call came from inside the house, Politico, November 14.

Mass shootings raise questions about security and training, The Wall Street Journal, November 13.

Years of research finds that most school shooters have 4 things in common, Reader's Digest, November 12.

Mass shootings are contagious. How can they be stopped? The Hill, November 9.

Women become better gangsters through social skills, The Times, November 8.

Glasgow female gangsters are better crime bosses than men reveal University of the West of Scotland, The Scottish Sun, November 8.

Gangs: how young women are drawn into drug supply networks, TES (Times Educational Supplement), October 25.

A violent culture? The roots of radicalization run deep, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 24.

Inside the mind of the American mass shooter, WhoWhatWhy, October 24.

Active shooter preparation, TX2 Security, October 16.

Gen Z, Millennials twice as concerned about active shooters as Baby Boomers, survey finds, Newsweek, October 2.

Putting multi-option active assailant response to the test, ASIS Security Management, October 1.

Police feared Odessa shooter was planning attack - 8 years ago, CNN, September 29.

After weeks of deadly gun violence in St. Paul, people ask, ‘Why?’, Pioneer Press, September 28.

Tips to FBI on possible mass shootings rise sharply, The Crime Report, September 23.

US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass killings, Associated Press, September 21. Nationally syndicated.

In wake of mass violence, Grassley pushes for greater oversight of mental health grants, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, September 5.

Editorial: Walmart is doing more to combat gun violence than our government, Los Angeles Times, September 5.

St. Paul police hunt for suspects in 'brazen,' 'lawless' shooting outside Minnesota State Fair, Star Tribune, September 3.

Report details stunning amount of free publicity media gives mass shooters, The Daily Wire, September 2.

New York's 'Red Flag' law takes effect Saturday, WBFO, August 23.

We can address mass shootings by reducing childhood trauma and mitigating its impact, Houston Chronicle, August 23.

Pupils drawn into drug dealing show we must change the law, TES (Times Educational Supplement), August 23.

A British anti-knife drive comes home to roost, The Economist, August 22.

Can anything be done to prevent gun violence at work?, MarketWatch, August 22.

Curb mass shootings with the “good politic”, Psychology Today, August 22.

Democrats are stuck in a gun-control dilemma that could be a loser in 2020, Miami Herald, August 22.

Can we prevent mass shootings by preventing suicide?, FiveThirtyEight, August 22.

Con: Understanding motive won’t stop mass killings, Independent Women's Forum, August 22.

Smart Talk: The Violence Project finds commonalities among mass shooters, PA Post, August 19.

How teachers can prevent school shootings: Pay attention to students’ mental health, Giving Compass, August 19.

Why it’s wrong to blame mass killings on mental illness, Columbia Journalism Review, August 16.

How to prevent violence? Help kids have healthy childhoods, Caller Times, August 16.

Can teachers be trained to prevent future school shootings? Researchers say yes. EdSurge, August 15.

Do mass shooters share common traits?, KFOXTV, August 15.

Philadelphia partnerships for children/The Violence Project, WITF Smart Talk, August 15.

Why isn’t there already an algorithm to predict school shooters?, Medium, August 14. Reprinted Thrive Global.

Guest column: Science, not partisan politics, should guide our reaction to gun violence, Village Life, August 14.

Stop blame game about shootings, cease political uses of tragedy, The Citizen, August 13.

美德州槍擊案省思 福音如何為罪行氾濫的世界帶來改變?今日神向祂的子民發出的問題, Chinese Christian Tribune (Taiwan), August 13.

School shooters—the data says, running our kids thru lockdown drills may not be the best plan, KARE-11, August 12.

What are warning signs of mass violence, and what should we do when we see them?, Wisconsin Public Radio, August 12.

Stopping the Mass Shooter: Raising the age to buy assault weapons, Communities Digital News, August 12. 

Oprah is right, we have lost our moral center. And we need to find it quick, Patheos, August 12. 

The Roy Green Show, Corus Radio Network, August 11.

America changed: Anxiety simmers as mass shootings loom any time, anywhere, Detroit Free Press, August 11. Reprinted Miroir Mag

How suicide prevention may help stop mass killers before they start shooting, NBC News, August 11.

Trying to understand and prevent mass shootings, San Francisco Examiner, August 11. 

GOP legislator on mass violence: We can build a safer future by taking care of each other,, August 11.

Mass shootings and the need for action in Congress, The Signal, August 11.

The making of a mass shooter: What contributes to a killer opening fire on strangers?, August 11. Reprinted New Zealand Herald

A common trait among mass killers: hatred toward women, New York Times, August 10. Nationally syndicated.

'Modern gun' or weapon of war? Carnage heightens scrutiny of popular, widely available assault rifles, Star Tribune, August 10.

Newsletter: How quickly a mass shooting is old news, Los Angeles Times, August 10. 

L'ultra-droite, menace terroriste numéro 1, La Presse, August 10.

Dennis Marek: now those mass shootings are coming in twos and threes, Daily Journal, August 10. 

Are researchers asking the right questions to prevent mass shootings?, Science News, August 9. 

‘It takes all of us.’ What can you do to address the issue of gun violence?, Centre Daily Times, August 9.

‘Not an ideology — it’s idiocy’: Cleaver is right on guns, but Congress can’t do it all. Kansas City Star, August 9.

We’re underestimating the role of social media in mass shootings, and it’s time to change, The Next Web, August 8.

Dr. Drew answers, Dr. Drew Midday Live on KABC, August 8.

Episode 289: Guns, Hate, and Inaction, Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie, August 8.

Mass shootings and mental illness: a teaching moment?, Medpage, August 8.

Estos 2 criminólogos han estudiado los tiroteos en masa desde 1996: los resultados, El Confidencial, August 8.

Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence? The Conversation, August 8.

Graham: A paradox for gun control proponents,, August 8. 

Letters to the Editor: Mass shooters are almost always men. Why don’t we talk about this? Los Angeles Times, August 8.

Researchers studied 163 mass shootings. Here are the four things shooters have in common, KSL News Radio, August 7. 

Podcast–opioid overdoses, gun violence and Trump, The Bill Kelly Show AM900 CHML, August 7. 

What we’re missing about mass-shootings: Young men are in crisis, Break Point, August 7.

History of the 1990s, Episode 3—Columbine, Curious Cast, August 7.

Daily bulletin: The FBI opened a domestic terror investigation into the Gilroy shooting, The Trace, August 7.

Violence project seeks to shift focus from reaction to prevention in mass shootings, WCCO, August 6. 

Mass shootings can be contagious, research shows, NPR, August 6. Nationally syndicated

What makes a mass shooter?, Wait, There's More, August 6. 

Here’s what we know about the suspected gunmen in the El Paso, Dayton shootings, Global News (Canada), August 6.

Sociologist: mass shooters’ common traits offer clues for prevention, Newsy, August 6. Republished on MSN.

Four things most mass shooters have in common, Cheddar, August 6.

Expert on mass shooter warning signs, common traits, WCBI, August 6.

Mental Illness isn’t main driver of mass shootings, experts say, CBS News, August 6. 

The Violence Project tracks common traits found in mass shooters, warning signs and how to stop them, CBS News, August 6.

Commonalities found among mass shooters, CBS This Morning, August 6.

The Health 202: Trump blamed mental illness for mass shootings. The reality is more complicated, Washington Post, August 6. Reprinted SFGate

What will prevent white nationalist attacks?, Yahoo Entertainment, August 6.

The myth of motive in mass shootings, ACE’s Too High News, August 6. 

Grievances, access to guns, notoriety associated with shootings, Echo Press, August 6.

Video game makers face backlash after El Paso shooting, CBS News, August 6. 

NBC news finds experts believe 24/7 news cycle ‘doesn't help’ deter mass shootings, Accuracy in Media, August 6. 

Will focusing on contagion effect’ reduce mass shootings?, AmmoLand Shooting Sports News, August 6.

Study: Media fascination with mass shooters is creating more mass shooters, InfoWars, August 6. Reprinted Summit News.

Cuatro similitudes entre los tiradores masivos y algunas medidas para prevenir sus crímenes, Aleteia, 6 de Agosto.

Preventing violence, The News International, August 6.

Interview with Don Lemon, CNN Tonight, August 5.

Shootings tied to white extremists on rise, workplace shootings more common, NBC7 San Diego, August 5. 

Study of mass shootings develops a profile of the mass shooter, KCBS Radio, August 5.

The Violence Project, red flag laws, CA sea cliff erosion (Take Two), KPCC Radio, August 5.

From the UT Tower attack to El Paso: Most mass shooters have four traits in common, KXAN, August 5.

Two shootings, two days: the role Of 8chan, white nationalism, gun proliferation (AirTalk), KPCC Radio, August 5.

What do we know about mass shooters?, Minnesota Public Radio, August 5.

Why many mass shooters are ‘loners’, The Atlantic, August 5. Reprinted Qatar Tribune.

Mass shooters seek ‘validation’ for their murderous attacks, say experts for DOJ, HuffPost, August 5.

The anodyne cruelty of U.S. gun violence, Through The Cracks Newsletter, August 5.

Infancias violentas y fácil acceso a armas: los elementos comunes en los autores de las masacres en EEUU, Infobae, 5 de Agosto.

The Democrats gun-control paradox, Inside Sources, August 5.

More shootings. More helpless, hopeless feelings, Inside Sources, August 5.

Two mass shootings in two days: God’s question for his people today, Christian Post, August 5.

Politicians blame video games for the El Paso shooting. It’s an old claim that’s not backed by research, Washington Post, August 5.

Tiroteos masivos: los expertos dicen que la violencia es contagiosa y que el ciclo de noticias 24/7 no ayuda, Telemundo, 5 de Agosto.

Mass shootings: experts say violence is contagious, and 24/7 news cycle doesn't help, NBC News, August 5.

8chan in the White House, Pod Save America, August 5 (at 1:14:14). 

Editorial: Mass shootings, mental health stigma, and flags, The Talbot Spy, August 5.

Different takes: Lessons on how to deal with domestic terrorism from white nationalists, Kaiser Health News, August 5.

What mass shooters have in common, The Jackson Press, August 4.

Another mass shooting is being linked to an online forum where white supremacy thrives, Los Angeles Magazine, August 4.

Minnesota researchers take holistic approach to solving school violence, Campus Security and Life Safety, July 25.

MN researchers roll out revolutionary approach to school safety training, Minnesota Public Radio, July 23.

Bianca Devins: The teenager whose murder was exploited for clicks. BBC, July 20.

Background interview, ProPublica, July 16.

The stupidity of arming teachers, The Hill, July 10.

Can anything be done to prevent gun violence at work?, MarketWatch, June 27.

Norway terror attack survivor: Shooter wasn't a monster, but 'a human being like us', Star Tribune, June 26.

Daily prevention news: Violence in the age of social media, The German Congress of Crime Prevention, June 25. 

Modeling more for our youth, Heartland Democracy, June 24. 

How can we prevent workplace shootings? 1a (National Public Radio), June 4. 

How your company can help prevent a disgruntled or mentally ill employee from becoming an active shooter, MarketWatch, May 29.

Should invest in mental health,, May 25.

Many campus shootings have similarities. Studying them might prevent more tragedy, researchers say, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 3.

Weekend news, KCBS Radio, April 20.

Knife crime and gangs: how a decade of bad policy left deprived young people without real choice, The Conversation, April 4.

Australians struggle to process 'shocking killing', Minnesota Public Radio, April 2.

Experts: Minnesota’s strategy on school gun attacks wrong, Associated Press, March 30. Partial List: Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, U.S. News and World Report. 

Current school safety measures aren't enough to prevent shootings, Minnesota Public Radio, March 29.

Our view: School safety: Fund more counselors for students’ emotional health, Mankato Free Press, March 28.

Daily digest: School safety and guns, Minnesota Public Radio, March 28.

Minnesota researchers say we're still getting school safety wrong, Minnesota Public Radio, March 27.

Knife crime: causes and solutions – editors’ guide to what our academic experts say, The Conversation, March 11.

Background interview, The Marshall Project, February 26.

Minnetonka police see sharp drop in mental health crisis calls after taking new training program, Star Tribune, February 22.

'County lines' drug gangs tracking children via social media, The Guardian, February 5.

How should we prepare kids for a school shooting? KUOW Public Radio (Seattle), February 4. 

Tattoos join a mound of evidence in Danville federal gang cases, Danville Register and Bee, January 15.

Best way to save young men from life of crime may surprise you, The Scotsman, January 10.


$300,000 awarded to research mass shootings in the U.S., Midway Monitor, December 10.

“A problem that’s not going away”, The Oracle, November 16.

Hamline faculty funded for mass shootings research, The Oracle, November 16.

Researchers: Suicidal behavior precedes mass shootings, but no real pattern, WCCO, November 10.

Mass shootings: Pathways to prevention, Fox 9, November 9.

Twin Cities researchers to discuss preliminary results of mass shooting study, Minnesota Public Radio, November 8.

MN researchers' mass shooter database gets federal funding, KARE-11, November 8. 

Study could soon bring student researchers face-to-face with mass shooters, KSTP-TV, November 8. 

Keeping your place of worship safe: Minneapolis church holds security workshop, KSTP-TV, October 13.

Britain's most dangerous street? Murder, drugs and warfare – how one London road is surrounded by warring gangs turning it into battleground, The Sun, September 24.

Background interview, Politico, September 21.

Judge to weigh dismissing charges against ex-Mpls. cop Noor in Ruszczyk killing, Minnesota Public Radio, September 17.

Minnetonka police train for mental health crises, Associated Press, September 8. Partial List: Houston Chronicle, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, U.S. News and World Report.

Police experts raise concerns over 'red flags' in Noor's psych evaluation, field training, KSTP-TV, September 6.

Search warrant: Cellphone found in hollowed-out Bible in Ramsey County jail, Pioneer Press, September 4.

Minnetonka cops connect with mental health workers to defuse crises, Minnesota Public Radio, September 4.

It’s not Drill music that drives violence, Socialist Worker, August 21. 

Law gives officers wide discretion in deadly force incidents, Minnesota Public Radio, August 14.

Examining the R-Model, Minnesota Police Chief, Summer 2018.

What do you see when you watch the police shooting of Thurman Blevins video? We asked experts what they noticed, Pioneer Press, July 31.

Minnetonka police want to connect mental-crisis callers with therapists, Star Tribune, July 31.

Local researchers compile mass shooting database, KARE 11, July 3.

Mpls. decision to release body cam video breaks new ground, Minnesota Public Radio, June 28.

Dodgy Scots dealers ditch cannabis for body boosting steroids and tan-enhancing melanotan injections as demand skyrockets, The Scottish Sun, June 27.

Drug dealers say cannabis profits down in saturated Scottish market, The Herald, June 27.

Thurman Blevins shooting: Critical questions remain, KARE 11, June 25.

Drug gangs using kids as young as 12 to import heroin into Scotland, Sunday Herald, June 24.

Scots gangs target Belfast as new heroin supply route, The Herald, June 23. 

London gangs driven by profiting from drugs, report says, BBC, June 6.

London gangs 'becoming more ruthless and moving out of capital', Daily Mail, June 6.

London gangs including the Mali Boys are becoming more 'organised, ruthless and driven by drugs profits', report finds, Evening Standard, June 6.

London gang culture becoming 'more ruthless,' study finds, The Voice, June 6.

Andrew Pierce is leading Britain's conversation, LBC, April 6. 

ACLU Minnesota criticizes changes to Minneapolis police body camera policy, KSTP-TV, April 5.

SMART Center is one good solution to Minnesota's crisis-intervention training needs, MinnPost, March 30.

Noor case marks first murder charges for on-duty officer in Hennepin County, Fox 9, March 20.

Background interview, Minnesota Public Radio, March 20.

Loss of police escort in Rosemount rankles funeral home owner, Star Tribune, March 13. 

Looking for motives in America's mass shootings, MinnPost, March 9.

Knee-jerk reactions will not prevent shootings, The Chetek Alert, February 28.

18 school shootings this year? That's fuzzy math, analysis shows, Norwalk Reflector, February 18.

Debate arises about criteria defining school shootings, SC Times, February 16.

Minnesota incident included in 2018 U.S. school-shooting total shouldn't be, police official says, Star Tribune, February 15.

Is this the way to quell gun violence? Greening Frogtown, January/February, p. 11.


Sandy Hook five years on: more awareness but still too little control, France 24, December 14. 

Mass shootings aren't more frequent—but they are deadlier, Associated Press, December 11.

Partial List: ABC News, Chicago Tribune, Fox News, Houston Chronicle, LA Times, Minnesota Public Radio, Newsday, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, St. Louis Post–Dispatch, Washington Post, Yahoo.

Both sides of gun debate wonder how to keep guns from those who shouldn’t have them, Washington Post, November 16.

The Islamic State is more like a street gang than like other terrorist groups, Washington Post, November 15.

Minneapolis city council member looks to change police oversight committee, KSTP-TV, November 4. 

Shootings drop in Minneapolis, but rounds fired are on the rise, Star Tribune, October 30.

Study: Police body cameras show no effect on use of force incidents, complaints, KSTP-TV, October 20. 

Minnesota researchers create mass shooting database, Associated Press, October 14. 

Partial List: KSTP–TV, Middletown Press, Post Bulletin, Register Citizen, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Washington Times, Winona Daily News.

Police, FBI come together for use of force training, KAALTV, October 13.

Use of force forum, KIMT News, October 13.

Rochester police take unique approach to teach public about use of force, KTTC, October 13.

150 Massedrap-Eksperter Ber Mediene Skjerpe Seg, Nettavisen (Norway), October 9.

'This shooter is a little different': Hamline professor studies mass shootings, Minnesota Public Radio, October 8.

We shouldn't name mass killers, scientists say – it encourages more attacks, Yahoo News UK, October 5.

Experts call for mass killers' names to be kept quiet, Live Science, October 4.

Dear media, stop using mass murderers' pictures and names, Alabama Media Group, October 4.

Mass killers like the Vegas shooter should not be named in news coverage, experts say, Newsweek, October 3.

Tensions raciales aux USA: le retour des vieux demons (background interview), Enquête Exclusive (France), October 1.

Faith leaders focus on church security after national incidents, KSTP-TV, September 30.

Metro faith leaders take security steps in wake of Nashville church shooting, Fox 9, September 30.

Task force releases recommendations on law enforcement and community relations, KSTP-TV, September 29.

Prof. James Densley recognized with UK Prime Minister's Points of Light Award, News@Metro, September 27.

Is antifa a street gang? GeoMovements, September 18.

Pavlich: Antifa should be designated a 'domestic terrorist organization', Fox News, September 18.

How a Minnesota program could become a new standard in crisis intervention training, Star Tribune, September 16.

Sonoma County's Morning News with Pat Kerrigan, KSRO 103.5 FM, Santa Rosa, CA, August 24.

Vikings fan sues Minneapolis Police, City claiming excessive force, KSTP-TV, August 9.

Running out of excuses: the all too familiar narrative of police shootings, Juris: Duke's Undergraduate Law Magazine, August 5.

Officer training fund won't be named for Castile, KSTP-TV, July 28.

Investigation continues into Justine Damond's shooting death in US, New Zealand Herald, July 25.

Justine Ruszczyk’s killer was on Minneapolis police fast track, The Australian, July 25.

Bizarre street signs go up in the wake of Justine Damond’s shooting death in US,, July 25.

Background interview, Associated Press, July 24.

Minnesota cop who fatally shot Australian woman was ‘fast-tracked’ into the force, Fox News, July 24.

New questions raised about Minneapolis cop's training, CBS This Morning, July 24.

Officer who shot dead bride-to-be outside her Minneapolis home only had seven months training after he was fast-tracked through the police cadet program, Daily Mail, July 23.

Fast-track training put officer Noor on Mpls. police, Star Tribune, July 23. Reprinted

Road to becoming a police officer unique in Minnesota, KSTP-TV, July 19. 

Criminal justice expert shocked by police shooting, KSTP-TV, July 17.

There are good policing rules—Why won't officers use them with people of color?, Yes Magazine, June 28.

Escalating demands on police require additional training, ECM Post Review, May 7.

For those aging out of Twin Cities gang life, retirement is no time to kick back, Star Tribune, February 15.


Do college grads make better cops? Post Bulletin, December 19.

Black Market: Dispatches (Crime Towers, Season 1, Episode 8), Viceland, October 11.

Take the money and run, Time Warner Cable News, Charlotte, NC., September 4.

Study window, China Women's News, August 16.

Background interview, Minnesota Public Radio, August 3.

Are police being taught to pull the trigger too fast? National Public Radio, July 15.

Background interview, APM Reports, July 13.

Schools project hailed for cutting gang violence, Evening Standard, May 19.

Appeal lost, Detroit Jewish News, April 28.

Feds outline student aid fraud, charges to come?, Detroit Free Press, March 24.

Pilot project seeks ways to build police-community trust, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, January 27.

Drugs gangs recruiting nine-year-olds, research suggests, BBC, January 13.

Fears grow over gangs' exploitation of women and young people, The Guardian, January 13.

Gangs lure children under nine with new trainers and tracksuits, The Telegraph, January 13.

Rural and coastal towns to receive new Government support to tackle gang violence, The Independent, January 13.

Urban gangs recruit children under nine, Daily Mail, January 13.

Gangs 'force girls to think group sex is normal', Home Office report warns, Evening Standard, January 13.

Children under 9 ‘are being used as drug runners', Metro, January 13.


Family killings frustrate domestic violence groups, Minnesota Public Radio, September 16.

The Colleen and Bradley Show (hour 2, time 1.02–12.02), myTalk 107.1, September 15.

Background interview, The Advocate, February 18.

Background interview, The Economist, January 13.


Sentencing of NY gang members unlikely to be last chapter in Harlem, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, December 16.

L'EI, c'est le gang de rue sous stéroïdes, 7Sur7, October 7.

Meet and greet: Dr. James Densley, RSA United States, September.

Opposites attract: Cops, troubled teens go fishing, KSTP-TV, July 7.


Dr. James Densley hangs with gangs, KFAI Radio Without Borders, September 4.

Apparent victim of St. Paul gang beating is out of a coma, St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 12.

Illegal gun sales: Smarter enforcement, Savannahnow / Savannah Morning News, May 20.

Alumni Dr James Densley visits the University of Northampton to talk about his new book, University of Northampton, May 14.

Getting away with murder, Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, March 18. 


What Stringer Bell can teach us about gangs, The Society Pages, December 19.

Chicago gang threatens to kill Minnesota police officer, KSTP-TV, October 31.

Olímpica, Londres ainda teme reedição de onda de revoltas após um ano, Folha de S.Paulo, August 5.

The evolution of London street gangs, Mind Hacks, April 5

Police and hospitals attack knife and gun crime, Constabulary, March 27.

Met Police to track London gun injuries with A&E data, BBC London News, March 24.

Metropolitan Police knife crime DVD aimed at children, BBC London News, March 23.

The management of knife injuries, The Surgical Foundation, March 23.

Girls in gangs warned of rape risk, Daily Express, February 10.

Girls raped by their own gang members to receive victims fund, Huffington Post, February 10.

Scheme launched to support gang victims, Channel 4 News, February 10.

Government targets sexual abuse of girls in gangs, The Guardian, February 9.

Double take, BBC Radio 5 Live, February 5.


St. Paul employs ‘smarter, not softer’ approach to gangs, St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 3.

After the riots, London police tackle gangs, The Washington Post, November 4, 2011.

Met working with schools in bid to offer an escape route, Evening Standard, October 31.

Anti-gang lessons for nine-year-olds: police to shock pupils over knife crime, Evening Standard, August 30. Partial List The Times of India and Corriere della Sera, Italy.

London riots: primary school children ‘fight tournaments’ for gangs aged 10, The Telegraph, August 26. Partial List: USEC Network International Magazine.

Mob rules: Six steps to gang survival, The Sun, August 19.

Groupie sex and extreme violence key to gang membership, report shows, Metro, August 19.

Gangs dürstet nach Gewalt, N-TV, August 19. Reprinted Süddeutsche Zeitung and Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung.

Glasgow campaigner calls for radical response to gang violence after riots, The Guardian, August 19.

Riots are a cry for help, says ex-London gang leader, Reuters, August 12. Partial List: Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, El Informador, The Province, Vancouver Sun, Yahoo!

Gang warfare, Inside Track: The Magazine of the Home Office, May/June.


Stab victim surgeons to give warnings in classrooms, Evening Standard, November 25.


A baby ASBO, BBC Radio 4, May 11.