CHDS Wins Award for K-12 School Shooting Database.


The Center for Homeland Defense and Security was presented with an award on June 29, 2019 for their K-12 School Shooting Database compiled by students from the Naval Postgraduate School. They have tracked down active shooter incident data from 1970 – present for analysis to understand shootings on school property, including busses. This data will identify ways to deter and manage future shootings, not only for victims; but, for the innocent.

Shooting Incidents at K-12 Schools (2010-present)

Shooting Incidents charts are based on publicly available data on incidents from 2010-present following the definition of each and every instance a gun is brandished, is fired, or a bullet hits school property for any reason, regardless of the number of victims, time of day, or day of week. For more information, you can view the database and other related news on the Center for Homeland Defense and Security website here:


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