School Swatting: A Growing Problem with Serious Consequences

School Swatting: A Growing Problem with Serious Consequences

Within the past year, there have been approximately five times more school shooting hoaxes called in to police than actual school shootings reported in 2023. According to The Washington Post, more than 500 schools nationwide were “swatted” over the past year.  In just...


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Gun violence in schools has become an epidemic in the United States, with 93 shootings resulting in casualties during the 2020-2021 school year alone. As of October, there have already been 38 shootings with casualties in 2022. School administrators are looking for better ways to secure their campuses and keep students safe.

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“Hundreds of schools across the United States are using an artificial intelligence system that is designed to detect guns and prevent mass shootings. NBC News’ Rehema Ellis has a closer look at how the technology works.”

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"I don't think anybody should question or be fearful of an artificial intelligence program that's going to identify an immediate imminent threat of someone being shot or killed. You can't put a price tag on saving a life," Jay Prettyman, the police chief in Ocean City, told ABC News.

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As gun violence continues, one company is trying to use AI to help prevent further tragedy. Manuel Bojorquez takes a look at how the technology can help spot threats in real time.

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While most people look to artificial intelligence, or AI, for quick answers to complex problems, a growing number of school districts are turning to the technology to keep their students and staff safe.

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As mass shootings continue to rattle the United States, one technology company is hoping to prevent more shootings with the use of artificial intelligence -- but some advocates raise concerns about its use. CNN's Josh Campbell reports.

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The school outside Detroit was the scene of a shooting that claimed the lives of four people. An AI weapons detection software called ZeroEyes has been installed in some of their 190 security cameras, the school tells Inside Edition.

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