Stopping School Shootings – Lessons Learned from Parkland, Oxford, Uvalde, and the Federal Commission on School Safety (FCSS)

Published by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, this report highlights FCSS recommendations made after the shooting which occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in 2018. Three of the FCSS’s most important recommendations included the need for:

  1. Effective multidisciplinary threat-assessment teams which work together to assess reports of potential threats.
  2. A free flow of information regarding threats and threatening behavior among various stakeholders of schools.
  3. A hands-on role by professional law enforcement in evaluating and responding to threats.

A full copy of the report can be read at