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discntnt_irny_srcsm

(18,489 posts)
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 06:51 PM Feb 23

Mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and December 2023...

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Mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and December 2023, by presence of prior signs of shooter's mental health issues

In 72 cases out of a total of 149 reported mass shootings in the United States since 1982, the shooter(s) displayed prior signs of mental health problems. In 17 cases out of 149, there were no signs of mental health issues in the shooters.


https://www.statista.com/statistics/811557/us-mass-shootings-by-prior-signs-of-shooter-s-mental-health-issues/#statisticContainer


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The authors of the new papers, who specialize in medicine, law or both, find 40 states require reporting to NICS when a court orders an individual committed as an inpatient to a psychiatric care facility. Five states allow but do not require such reporting, while the final 5 states do not have reporting laws covering involuntary inpatient commitments.
https://journalistsresource.org/health/nics-state-reporting-guns/
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Mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and December 2023... (Original Post) discntnt_irny_srcsm Feb 23 OP
How can those numbers be right? - out of a total of 149 reported mass shootings in the United States since 1982? eom Marcus IM Feb 23 #1
I don't think this is a representation of all mass shootings. discntnt_irny_srcsm Feb 23 #3
I see the confusion, I think it's because... Fla_Democrat Feb 23 #6
I'm in Broward County. The city I live in just installed gunshot detectors all over the place. Marcus IM Feb 23 #7
Gun shot Rebl2 Feb 23 #8
Yep. But they get to rack up some serious OT. Marcus IM Feb 23 #9
Stay strapped, or get clapped. Fla_Democrat Feb 24 #11
Well, Broward county, so... Fla_Democrat Feb 24 #10
And in every case a gun was used. /nt bucolic_frolic Feb 23 #2
And in every case TexasDem69 Feb 23 #4
Can't have a shooting without one. n/t discntnt_irny_srcsm Feb 23 #5
Yep, because if the perp used a knife, yagotme Feb 24 #12

Marcus IM

(2,307 posts)
1. How can those numbers be right? - out of a total of 149 reported mass shootings in the United States since 1982? eom
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 06:54 PM
Feb 23

discntnt_irny_srcsm

(18,489 posts)
3. I don't think this is a representation of all mass shootings.
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 07:21 PM
Feb 23

Statistica is expensive.
Some sites presenting statistics exclude some events such as armed robbery, gang violence, or domestic violence. Others may have a higher threshold number of victims and may only count deaths.

Fla_Democrat

(2,547 posts)
6. I see the confusion, I think it's because...
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 09:24 PM
Feb 23

I see the confusion, I think it's because the report is in 'military time'. So 1982 and December 2023 would be ...

Let's see, 1982, minus 1200.... 7:82 pm, rounding out as 8:22pm and 2023, minus 1200, would be 8:23 pm.

So, in one minute, on a December day, there were 149 mass shootings, which sounds about right. Well, not 'right', exactly, but close to what we're told every time a car backfires.


Hope that helps...




Marcus IM

(2,307 posts)
7. I'm in Broward County. The city I live in just installed gunshot detectors all over the place.
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 09:42 PM
Feb 23

There's lots of "opportunities" with lots of mass shootings.
Uniquely American "opportunities".
I read that stock values in security corporate will skyrocket.

- -

Some people say that I gotta go git myself some stock, so I can profit from the mayhem and murder.
For my kids future.




Rebl2

(13,658 posts)
8. Gun shot
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 10:14 PM
Feb 23

detectors in my city have been a bust. By the time the cops get there, the shooter is often gone.

Marcus IM

(2,307 posts)
9. Yep. But they get to rack up some serious OT.
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 10:19 PM
Feb 23

Base salary. No OT.

How much does a sheriff make in Broward County?

As of Jan 30, 2024, the average annual pay for a Broward Sheriff in the United States is $112,878 a year.

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Salaries/Broward-Sheriff-Salary#:~:text=How%20much%20does%20a%20Broward,States%20is%20%24112%2C878%20a%20year.



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