The Post-Columbine Question Remains The Same: Can School Shootings Be Prevented?

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Littleton High School’s resource officer Jason Gallardo walks the hallways, greeting students and talking to them in the cafeteria.

“Hey, D-money, how’s it going? How’s ultimate Frisbee?” he called to one student on a recent day. “Don, you OK?” he asked another.

He does this so he knows the students — and it’s part of his job in threat assessment at the school. He watches out for kids who may be depressed or at risk of harming themselves or may want to harm others.

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