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Anonymous Tip Line Flags Thousands of Firearm Threats in Schools

January 17, 2024


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Anonymous Tip Line Flags Thousands Of Firearm Threats In Schools
Presented by Michigan News

Firearm-related injuries are the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States, and the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System has become a vital tool for risk assessment. A study conducted by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention reports that between 2019 and 2023, 51 percent of tips from the report system were classified as life-threatening, and the tips helped avert six confirmed planned school attacks.

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