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Stop the Killing is not merely a podcast; it's a transformative movement aimed at empowering individuals to become proactive participants in ensuring community safety. Hosted by Katherine Schweit, former head of the FBI's Active Shooter program, a seasoned expert in the field of mass shooting prevention and Sarah Ferris, award winning Podcaster, we offer our audience not just stories, but actionable advice and cutting-edge research. Our content aims to transform the fearful and overwhelmed into the empowered and informed, enabling them to contribute effectively to violence prevention in their communities. The rational value lies in the practical knowledge and solutions provided, the emotional value in the empowerment and reduced anxiety from feeling equipped to make a difference, and the social value in being part of a larger community of like-minded individuals advocating for positive change. Through real-life stories, expert insights, and guidance on actionable steps, listeners will experience a profound transformation in their approach to community safety.

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Who's Left Out When Disaster Strikes? School Safety Blind Spots S4E54 **Introduction:** In this compelling episode, we delve deep into the critical yet often overlooked aspects of school safety, focusing on the unique challenges faced by students with special needs during emergency situations. Joining us is Stefan Bjes, a seasoned professional with extensive experience in law enforcement and campus safety, who shares his journey and the personal drive behind his advocacy for inclusive safety plans in educational settings. Dive into the essential conversation about school safety for students with special needs with Stefan Bjes on the Stop the Killing Podcast. Uncover key insights and strategies for inclusive emergency preparedness. **Additional Resources:** - School Safety Drills for Students with Special Needs: [Campus Safety Magazine Article](https://www.campussafetymagazine.com/news/school-safety-drills-for-students-with-special-needs/) - Interacting with Autism: A School Resource Officer Approach: [Campus Safety Magazine Article](https://www.campussafetymagazine.com/news/interacting-with-autism-a-school-resource-officer-approach/) - Wandering and Autism: What Cops Need to Know: [Calibre Press Article](https://www.calibrepress.com/2020/04/what-cops-need-to-know-about-autism-wandering/) -What Cops Need to Know about Autism: [Calibre Press Article](https://www.calibrepress.com/2019/08/copsandautism/) - For Officer, Missing Kids with Autism Hits Home: [Missing Kids Blog Post](https://www.missingkids.org/blog/2020/for-officer-missing-kids-with-autism-hits-home) - Stefan Bjes's Website: http://www.bluelinespectrumsafety.com - About Stefan Bjes: [Blue Light Consultants Bio](https://www.blue-light-consultants.com/about-us/stefan-bjes-bio) WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  SOCIAL CHAMP LINK : https://socialchamp.idevaffiliate.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=898 Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
INTRODUCING THE JORDAN HARBINGER SHOW Katherine and Sarah recommend the Jordan Harbinger Show. In particular, the Molly Boom episode is a must listen for Stop The Killing listeners. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Under the Radar: The Oxford School Shooter Report - A 'Stop the Killing' Episode Breakdown Part Two  Part Two: Unraveling the Oxford High Shooter's Background In this second part of the deep dive into the Oxford High School shooting, the hosts discuss the shooter's academic performance and demeanor leading up to the tragic event, where he killed four people and pleaded guilty to terrorism. Insights from a comprehensive report on the shooter, who was a 10th grader at the time, reveal interviews with teachers and classmates that paint a picture of him as quiet, engaged in some classes but struggling academically, especially post the COVID-19 lockdown. Distinctly, he showed a significant academic decline starting early November, coinciding with his complete halt in submitting assignments for several classes. Strikingly, journal entries from the shooter express his frustration, depression, and the desire to be noticed by adults as potentially dangerous. Despite the shooter's troubling signs, including an interest in guns and explicit mentions of shooting plans in his journal, the show discusses systemic failures at multiple levels that failed to preemptively address the shooter's deteriorating mental health and intent. The conversation also explores the complicated issue of privacy and parental oversight in the context of recognizing warning signs in children. 00:00 Introduction to Part Two: Unveiling the Oxford School Shooter 01:45 Diving into the Shooter's Academic and Social Background 01:58 Analyzing the Shooter's Behavior and Interactions 16:29 The Significance of the Shooter's Journal Entries 18:54 Parental Guidance and the Importance of Monitoring 28:42 Concluding Thoughts on Preventative Measures and Reflection WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Under the Radar: The Oxford School Shooter Report - A 'Stop the Killing' Episode Breakdown Part One  S4E52  Part TWO AVAILABLE ON PATREON AND APPLE NOW  In this episode of 'Stop the Killing,' we take a factual deep dive into the Oxford High School shooting by examining the shooter's background from his fourth-grade year onward. This episode presents a detailed analysis of the shooter's academic performance, behavior, and the significant warning signs that were missed. We dissect the findings from his school records, including academic declines, behavioral challenges, and the concerning entries found in his school-assigned Google Drive. Notably, we discuss a wellness survey that signaled the shooter's distress. Our investigation also highlights the impact of COVID-19 on his educational experience, detailing the struggles with remote learning and the adjustments to new COVID protocols. The episode provides a thorough overview of the shooter's academic and social challenges, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and addressing behavioral indicators. Furthermore, it explores the systemic gaps in support and the critical need for effective threat assessment. Timestamps: 00:00 - Introduction to the Episode and Background on the Oxford School Shooting 01:09 - Examination of the Shooter's School Records and Early Behavior 03:05 - Acknowledgment of Patreon Support 05:54 - Analysis of Academic and Behavioral Patterns 23:33 - The Role of COVID-19 in Educational Challenges 24:59 - Insight into Academic Struggles and Social Challenges 26:26 - Discussing the Significance of Behavioral Indicators 29:54 - Review of Support Systems and Their Limitations 37:59 - Examination of Digital Footprints and Missed Red Flags 39:44 - Analysis of Emotional Distress Signals 44:57 - Reflections on the Period Leading Up to the Tragedy WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Mother, A Child, A Church: The Lakewood Church Shooting Episode Summary: In this heart-wrenching episode of "Stop the Killing," we delve into the tragic shooting incident at Lakewood Church near Houston, Texas, that occurred on February 11th. A detailed examination through the lens of Houston PD body-worn and church surveillance cameras provides an in-depth look at the events that unfolded, involving a female shooter and her young son. This episode not only explores the actions and aftermath of the day but also touches on broader societal issues such as gun control, mental health, and community safety. LINK TO FULL POLICE FOOTAGE Timestamps & Key Points: 00:00 - Introduction to the Incident at Lakewood Church A comprehensive overview of the episode's focus, setting the scene for the detailed account of the events that transpired at Lakewood Church, impacting the community and sparking nationwide conversations. 02:29 - Details of the Shooting and the Shooter's Actions Analysis of the female shooter's entry into the church with a rifle, her actions within the building, and the immediate response by law enforcement. The episode breaks down the timeline and dynamics of the situation, emphasizing the rarity and complexity of a shooting incident involving a female perpetrator. 05:12 - Challenges Faced by Law Enforcement in the Church's Architecture Discussion on the architectural layout of Lakewood Church and how it presented unique challenges to the law enforcement officers responding to the crisis. Insights into the tactical considerations and strategic response required in such a complex environment. 13:28 - The Emotional and Tactical Response of Officers A closer look at the human aspect of the law enforcement response, including an officer's prayer amid the crisis, showcasing the emotional toll and the professionalism under pressure faced by the officers on the scene. 15:54 - Aftermath and Reflections on the Incident Reflections on the traumatic impact of the shooting on the victims, the church community, and broader societal implications. The miraculous recovery of the child and the episode's contemplation on the path towards healing and understanding. 19:28 - Looking Forward: Healing and Questions Remaining The episode concludes with a forward-looking perspective, addressing the remaining questions about gun ownership, mental health support, and measures to ensure community safety. An invitation for listeners to engage in the conversation and contribute to a collective effort towards preventing future tragedies WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Breaking Developments: The Idaho Four Murders Shocking Twists in the Investigation In this gripping episode of "Stop the Killing," host Sarah Ferris is joined by Jodene Weber, a retired FBI Special Agent and host of the "Caught in My Web" podcast. Together, they delve into the latest developments in the shocking Idaho Four murder case. This discussion uncovers new twists and turns in the investigation that continue to unravel, bringing new insights into the complexities of criminal justice and forensic analysis. Episode Highlights: Jodene Weber's Background: Introduction to Jodene's extensive experience with the FBI, where she handled cases from terrorism to financial crimes. Case Recap: A brief overview of the Idaho Four case, setting the stage for the latest updates. New Developments: Detailed discussion on recent breakthroughs in the case, including challenges with the defense’s alibi and strategic legal maneuvers. Forensic Insights: Jodene provides her forensic expertise on how the case's evidence is being handled, including the significance of mobile and location data. Legal Strategies: Exploration of the defense's change of venue request and its implications for the trial. Impact on Families and Community: Reflections on how high-profile criminal cases affect families and communities, highlighting the emotional and psychological toll. Resources: Learn more about Jodene Weber and her work by visiting her website: Jodene Weber's Official Website Check out Jodene’s podcast, "Caught in My Web," for more true crime stories and detailed case analyses on her Patreon page. Conclusion: This episode offers a deep dive into the ongoing investigation of the Idaho Four murders, revealing the intricate dance between law enforcement tactics and legal strategies. It provides a unique lens into the real-world applications of forensic science and criminal psychology, narrated by experts who have lived the experience. Stay tuned for more updates on this case by subscribing to "Stop the Killing" on your favorite podcast platform. Join us next time as we continue to uncover the truth behind the headlines. Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
S4E50 U.N.L.V. Shooting  Welcome to a special episode of the Stop the Killing Podcast, where we delve into a critical aspect of recent acts of violence - unusual ammunition hoarding. Following the tragic shooting on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus in December 2023, this episode seeks to understand the patterns of ammunition purchasing by individuals who commit such acts and the implications for law enforcement and public safety. [00:00] Introduction to Ammunition Hoarding Overview of the episode's focus on ammunition hoarding and its significance in the context of the UNLV campus shooting. Discussion on how excessive ammunition can serve as a warning sign of potential violent acts. [12:08] Comparing Ammunition: Officers vs Criminals Insights into the stark differences in ammunition carried by law enforcement compared to criminals at crime scenes. Examination of real-life instances where the disparity in ammunition volume has had critical implications. [12:20] Identifying Potential Threats: Excessive Ammunition Orders Guidelines on how to recognize potential threats through unusual ammunition purchasing behaviors. Expert commentary on what constitutes "excessive" orders and how this behavior deviates from the norm. [12:30] Conclusion: Atypical Behavior and Ammunition Recap of the episode's key points on the link between atypical ammunition hoarding and potential violent acts. Closing thoughts on the importance of awareness and vigilance in preventing future tragedies. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Closing the Gun Show Loophole: A Legal Shift in America Bonus Episode Overview: In this enlightening episode of the "Stop the Killing" podcast, host Katherine Schweit delves into the recent legislative adjustments referred to as "closing the gun show loophole." This episode unpacks the nuances of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act and the implications of new regulations issued by the Justice Department. What You Will Learn: Understanding the Gun Show Loophole: What it is and the common misconceptions surrounding it. Recent Legislative Changes: A breakdown of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act and its impact on gun sales and control. New Definitions and Regulations: Insights into how the Justice Department's newly released rules redefine who qualifies as a gun seller. Implications for Gun Sellers and Buyers: How these changes affect both traditional and non-traditional gun sales. Straw Purchases and Gun Trafficking: The law's approach to curbing illegal gun sales and its potential effects on gun trafficking. Featured Sections: Clarifying the Gun Show Loophole: Katherine provides a detailed explanation of what the gun show loophole traditionally means and the reality behind the headlines. Detailed Analysis of the Law: An exploration of the specific provisions of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, highlighting the enhanced background checks and extended restrictions. Impact of New Regulations: Discussion on the Justice Department’s implementation of the law, focusing on the definition of a gun seller and the tightening of regulations around gun sales. Perspectives on Gun Control: Katie discusses the broader implications of these legislative changes for gun control and public safety in America. Episode Resources: THE WHITE HOUSE RELEASE:  Where to Listen and Watch: Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and directly on our website. Watch the video version on YouTube at Sarahferrismedia Join Katherine Schweit as she navigates through these complex legal territories, bringing clarity to a topic that impacts all Americans. Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Averted: The UK Shooter Plot - Uncovering a Thwarted Massacre S4E49 This episode of 'Stop the Killing' features guest journalist and podcaster Robert Murphy, who dives into the story of a thwarted shooting plot in the UK. The tale involves a man of low intelligence with an obsession for weapons, who had been plotting a massive attack but was caught before he could carry out his plans. Thanks to meticulous planning and online purchases, this individual amassed a do-it-yourself arsenal, raising flags that led to his arrest. Police found a 'revenge document' outlining detailed plans for attacks on schools, police headquarters, and individuals who had wronged him. Despite his claims of fantasy, the severity and specificity of his plans pointed to a serious intent. The episode highlights the importance of monitoring and intelligence in preventing such plots and raises questions about gun culture and the glorification of guns. Bonus content for the episode, including photos, body cam footage, and interviews, is available on Patreon. 00:00 Trigger Warning and Episode Introduction 01:19 Meet Robert Murphy: A Deep Dive into Crime Journalism 03:21 Exploring a Thwarted UK Shooting Story 06:44 The Cultural and Legal Landscape of Firearms in the UK vs. The US 11:17 A Dramatic Police Encounter Unfolds 21:34 The Tense Standoff and Its Aftermath 25:36 The Aftermath of a Narrow Escape 26:03 Uncovering a Terrifying Arsenal 26:22 Interrogation and the Homemade Arsenal 28:34 The Fantasy Defense: Reality or Delusion? 31:19 The Revenge Document: A Blueprint for Massacre 33:18 The Psychology of a Planned Massacre 34:42 Red Flags and the Grievance Collector 36:31 The Chilling Details of a Meticulously Planned Attack 44:31 The Trial and Reflections on Preventing Future Tragedies WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
​​Michigan Parents Sentenced in Landmark Involuntary Manslaughter Case In this bonus episode of 'Stop the Killing,' hosts discuss the recent sentencing of Jennifer and James Crumbley, Michigan parents convicted of involuntary manslaughter after their son used a firearm they bought him to kill four students. This landmark case, extensively covered over four seasons, highlights parent responsibility in crimes committed by minors. The Crumbley's were sentenced to 10-15 years, a decision that marks a significant moment in parental liability laws. The episode also teases future content on the Oxford school shooter and patron-exclusive updates. 00:00 Welcome to a Special Episode on Parental Responsibility in Crime 00:48 Diving Deep into the Crumbley’s' Case 02:56 The Landmark Sentencing: A Discussion on Parental Accountability 04:19 Looking Ahead: Upcoming Episodes and Patreon Exclusives 05:17 Exploring the Legal and Social Implications 09:01 Concluding Remarks and Teasers for Future Content WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
THE UVALDE SHOOTING : A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS In this podcast, Katherine analyzes the extensive report from the Department of Justice on the Uvalde school shooting incident in Texas, released a few weeks after the incident. She breaks down the facts, failures, and the lack of proper response failing to neutralize the active shooter, resulting in 19 children and 2 adults killed, over an hour response time, and a failure in leadership and protocol. Katherine also discusses the importance of active shooter training being crucial for law enforcement and stresses the need for coordinating across multiple agencies in times of crisis. Recommendations for the future are suggested in hopes of faster, more effective responses in an attempt to prevent such incidents and minimize casualties. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Silence Allows Violence Reflection on the Buffalo Grocery Store Shooting S4E47 In this episode, Katherine and Sarah discuss the aftermath of the racially-motivated Buffalo Grocery Store Shooting that claimed ten lives, reflecting on the sense of responsibility felt by emergency responders. The hosts reveal a specific incident concerning a 911 dispatcher, who was fired for incompetently handling a call during the shooting incident. The dispatcher, following eight years of employment, was reported to have yelled at and hung up on a store assistant manager for being too quiet on the phone, potentially due to the manager's fear of drawing the active shooter's attention.  911 Dispatcher Brandon Hall’s episode mentioned in the podcast is here  WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
ANATOMY OF TERROR Exploring the Mindset and Preparation of a Mass Shooter - Part Two S4E46 This episode continues from the Anatomy of Terror-Part One, taking an in-depth look at the Oslo bombing and subsequent shooting of 22nd July 2011. It further delves into the mindset, motivations, and extensive preparations of the perpetrator. The episode explores the individual's white supremacist beliefs, his obsession with creating a Christian nation, and how he meticulously plans his attacks years in advance. It also looks at how he legally acquired weapons and ammunition under the guise of being a farmer, accumulating vast amounts of fertilizer for a bomb in the process. The episode additionally tackles the controversial topic of the impact of video games on violent behavior, using this case as a primary reference point. Towards the end, this episode discusses the shooter's conviction and sentencing under Norwegian law. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
EZY PA Meet the Game-Changers in School Safety Communication Innovative Communication Solutions for School Safety In the latest episode of the 'Stop the Killing' podcast, we discuss school safety and innovative technical solutions with our guests and sponsors from EZY PA, a company focused on public space communications. Ben Russian, the CEO and Founder of EZY PA, and Jason Javaherian CTO, discuss how their software-based product enhances school safety. EZY PA integrates with a school’s existing hardware systems (like PA systems, door locks, camera systems, emergency devices, etc.), allowing them to be remotely controlled and manipulated, offering instant communication during critical situations. Their solution enables correct and efficient communication during emergencies like medical crises or active shooter situations, which could be operated from a mobile device, thus overriding the need for physically getting to a control room. Furthermore, the system provides essential non-emergency functionalities like bell schedules and music players, assuring its regular use and thus familiarity among personnel. We love their product, tune in to find out why…. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
ANATOMY OF TERROR The Oslo, Norway attack 2011  Part 1 This episode of 'Stop The Killing' investigates the devastating 2011 Norway attacks, the deadliest mass shooting ever reported. We discuss the comprehensive planning involved, involving both a car bomb near the executive government quarters that killed 8 people and injured 209 in Oslo, followed by an active shooting on a youth camp on an island nearby that resulted in the killing of 69 people, mostly teenagers. The perpetrator, motivated by extremist right-wing beliefs, was able to execute his plan with chilling precision due to extensive pre-meditation and deceptive tactics. The horrific events and their significant aftermath put into perspective the unexpected challenges faced by law enforcement in such chaotic scenarios and highlight the importance of emergency preparedness. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
FROM MASS SHOOTING TO MASS DECEPTION  The Case of Alex Jones and the Sandy Hook Families The podcast episode delves into the continuation of the legal battle between the Sandy Hook families and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who spread false theories that the horrific Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax. Despite being sued and ordered to pay a massive $1.5 billion judgment by the court, Jones has avoided this payment using bankruptcy claims and continues to generate significant wealth through his media company. The Sandy Hook families have since reduced their demand to $85 million, but Jones still refuses to pay, all while continuing to earn substantially from his conspiracy theory-based venture. The episode explores the manipulation and harm caused by Jones' actions and the distressing reality of these families who have been relentlessly harassed and lied about for a decade. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oxford Shooting Cases: A Deep Dive into the Trial S4B33 In this episode, we provide a detailed update on the Oxford school shooting case by request of a Patreon member. Key points include the trial of the shooter's parents, charged with involuntary manslaughter for their actions leading up to the tragedy, the unique legal challenges of the case, and the role of evidence and witness testimonies. The discussion offers insight into the complexities of legal proceedings, jury selection's significance, and pre-trial motions' impact. Katherine critically analyzes the defense and prosecution strategies, highlighting the case's broader implications for parental responsibility and gun ownership. WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Response to Stephen King's Gun Control Op-Ed: A Discussion In this episode, Katherine Schweit and Sarah Ferris discuss an op-ed piece by author Stephen King on the pervasive gun problem in America. King's piece expresses frustration and suggests there may be no solution. The hosts disagree with this sentiment. Schweit shares her response, which she sent to the New York Times, highlighting that cultural change takes generations and that 'the gun problem' can be solved through persistence and grit. The hosts discuss the nuances of gun culture in the United States and argue that the culture can be unlearned with persistence and accurate information. They also discuss the potential deterrent effect of guns on individuals stepping up in dangerous situations. 00:26 Introduction and Stephen King's Op-Ed Piece 01:34 Stephen King's Views on Gun Violence 02:57 Disagreeing with Stephen King's Views 03:45 Response to Stephen King's Op-Ed 07:18 The Impact of Gun Culture 08:15 The Role of Guns in Entertainment 09:28 The Fear of Gun Violence 09:45 The Influence of Gun Sales 10:45 The Danger of Guns in Public Spaces 11:41 The Effect of Gun Violence on Bystanders 14:36 The Legal Implications of Gun Use 16:16 The Possibility of Solving the Gun Problem 17:30 Feedback on the Response to Stephen King's Op-Ed WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Check out Sarahferrismedia.com Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a CONmunity Podcast Production on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
MANHUNT: Lewiston, Maine Mass Shooting & The Urgency of Prevention S4E41 In this episode of Stop the Killing, hosts Catherine and Sarah discuss the Lewiston, Maine mass shooting that occurred on October 25, 2023. The gunman, a local with known mental health issues and a history of violent threats, attacked two frequented locations, killing 18 people and injuring 13. The hosts scrutinize the apparent lack of urgency in dealing with the perpetrator despite multiple red flags and speak to the delayed and knee-jerk reaction of shutting down the entire town post-incident. The hosts emphasize the importance of systematic and timely handling of such situations and advocate for stricter gun control measures and proactive prevention methods to eliminate the occurrence of such heinous acts in the future. 00:46 Discussion on a Notorious Case 01:34 Details of the Crime Scene 02:01 Profile of the Shooter 03:38 The Aftermath and Investigation 04:33 Prevention and the Importance of Early Intervention 05:21 The Shooter's Background and Warning Signs 05:46 The Shooter's Mental Health and Access to Weapons 08:24 The Role of Law Enforcement and the Military 13:21 The Yellow Flag Law and Its Limitations 17:10 The Shooter's Threats and the Response 18:26 The Aftermath of the Shooting and Media Coverage 19:12 The Role of Law Enforcement and Their Knowledge Prior to the Incident 20:03 The Shooter's Background and Warning Signs 21:27 The Role of the Media and Public Perception 22:44 The Aftermath: Lockdown and Its Effects 26:15 The Debate: To Lockdown or Not to Lockdown 29:13 The Manhunt and Its Challenges 36:02 The Discovery of the Shooter and Reflections SARAHFERRISMEDIA.COM WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  BLENDJET Check out BlendJet: The original portable blender coupon: stk12 (case sensitive) custom URL: https://zen.ai/stk12   Go to blendjet.com and to save 12% use my special link, and the discount will be applied at checkout https://zen.ai/stk12 RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a CONmunity Podcast Production on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
TRAGEDY IN KANSAS CITY Super Bowl Shadows BONUS EPISODE  In this podcast episode, Katherine discusses the shooting incident that occurred in Kansas City after the Super Bowl celebration. Informed by recent events, she cautions her listeners about gun use and ownership, urging them to consider safety and legality before making a decision to carry. Furthermore, Katherine talks about personal as well as event safety and underlines the importance of having emergency plans in place for families and designated meeting places in case of separations during crises. Lastly, Katherine reassures her listeners that despite the recent tragic event, the U.S. maintains strong security measures, especially with upcoming significant events like the World Cricket Cup and the FIFA World Cup. 00:26 Introduction and Overview of the Kansas City Shooting 01:23 Details of the Incident and Initial Investigation 03:22 The Role of Law Enforcement and Ongoing Investigation 06:01 Reflections on Gun Ownership and Safety 09:23 The Impact of Public Shootings on Public Events and Safety 11:25 Advice for Parents and Families on Safety Planning 14:23 Guidelines for Responding to a Shooting Situation 15:12 The Importance of Emergency Planning WANT THE VIDEOS HEAD TO YOUTUBE @sarahferrismedia  And if you are wanting AD FREE | EARLY ACCESS | BONUS CONTENT  HIT THE BANNER ON APPLE PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT US: Patreon.com/stopthekilling  Send us your Listener Questions for our Tuesday episodes  Message us on instagram :  @conmunitypodcast @stopthekillingstories And for all things Katherine Schweit including where you can purchase her book STOP THE KILLING: How to end the mass shooting crisis head to: www.katherineschweit.com SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS, SUPPORTS THE PODCAST CRIMECON UK TICKETS HERE CRIMECON US TICKETS HERE DON’T forget to use DISCOUNT CODE “FERRIS”  RESOURCES Stop the Bleed training FBI  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT This is a Sarah Ferris Media on the Killer Podcasts Network Check out more Sarah Ferris Media productions: CONNING THE CON KLOOGHLESS - THE LONG CON GUILTY GREENIE THE BRAVERY ACADEMY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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