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Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings
...hether alcohol factored into a shooting and if the shooter
should be disciplined. The panel stopped short of banning drinking by undercovers. It instead recommended strict enforcement of the existing two-drink limit and training "on credible ways to avoid drinking altogether when pressured to do so by subjec...
Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again
...Researchers who have been critical of first-person shooter
games -- in which the player pushes a button to activate a weapon -- say the Wii's increased interactivity raises the risk of antisocial behavior. In the United States the nation's Entertainment game has received the most restrictive rating possibl...
14-year-old Killed in School Shooting in Canada
...e are most at risk, followed by those who knew the shooter
or the victim. Then it will be counsellors' responsibility to help those who have a history of violence. "Trauma in the present has a ripple to the past," she said. Parents should watch their child for change of behaviour, nightmares and a fear of...
Tougher Gun Show Controls in California Slash Sales of Weapons Linked to Crime
...e. Although there is no evidence that the deranged shooter
obtained his guns from a gun show, the implications for prevention seem evident. They reveal the greatly increased risks of deadly weapons being sold at shows in states that lack Californias regulations. Even in the US it seems odd to permit undocu...
Playing Video Games Could Improve Eyesight
...then received 30 hours of training on first-person shooter
action video games, reports the online edition of ... the journal Psychological Science. First-person shooter
action games helped study subjects improve their spatial resolution, meaning their ability to clearl...