James Alan Fox

Professor of Criminology, Law & Public Policy, Northeastern University

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It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

School shooting drills ‘scare more than they prepare’

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