Adam Lankford

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Denton Record-Chronicle
Steve Chapman: We shoulddeprive mass murderers of their fameother mass shooters. He may have hoped his name would gain a sinister immortali
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
other mass shooters. He may have hoped his name would gain a sinister immortality. University of Alabama criminologist Adam Lankford has explained the repetition of such incidents as a product of hunger for status. ''Some mass shooters succumb... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
I'll list the facts, you draw the conclusions about America's relationship with gunsmake up 4.43 percent of the world’s population but account for 31 percent of th
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
make up 4.43 percent of the world’s population but account for 31 percent of the world’s mass shootings. (Professor Adam Lankford, University of Alabama) ■ In 2007, the number of civilian-owned firearms in the U.S. was 88.8 guns per 100... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deprive mass murderers of the fame they seekother mass shooters. He may have hoped his name would gain a sinister immortali
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
other mass shooters. He may have hoped his name would gain a sinister immortality. University of Alabama criminologist Adam Lankford has explained the repetition of such incidents as a product of hunger for status. “Some mass shooters succumb... Read more
17d
Canberra Times
Search for a motive in Las Vegas: Slow but we'll get therethe shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
the shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar, or anyone's radar, prior to the event." Adam Lankford, a professor at the University of Alabama who has studied mass shootings, said a killer's professed motive can... Read more
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BBC News
What we still don't know about Vegas attackescape after the attack, but declined to elaborate. Paddock instead turned the
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
escape after the attack, but declined to elaborate. Paddock instead turned the gun on himself as police stormed his suite. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist and researcher who tracks global mass shootings, told the BBC he... Read more
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17d
Slate
What the White Mass-Shooter Myth Gets Right and Wrong About Killers’ Demographics(though not reversed) in our most extreme episodes of violence? Two years ago,
Slate / Posted 17 days ago
(though not reversed) in our most extreme episodes of violence? Two years ago, University of Alabama criminologist Adam Lankford took a closer look at these and related questions. His research started from the common claim that “mass... Read more
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WA Today
Search for a motive in Las Vegas: Slow but we'll get therethe shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
the shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar, or anyone's radar, prior to the event." Adam Lankford, a professor at the University of Alabama who has studied mass shootings, said a killer's professed motive can... Read more
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17d
The Age
Search for a motive in Las Vegas: Slow but we'll get therethe shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
the shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar, or anyone's radar, prior to the event." Adam Lankford, a professor at the University of Alabama who has studied mass shootings, said a killer's professed motive can... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Search for a motive in Las Vegas: Slow but we'll get therethe shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
the shooter's ideology or motivation." Paddock, he said, was "not on our radar, or anyone's radar, prior to the event." Adam Lankford, a professor at the University of Alabama who has studied mass shootings, said a killer's professed motive can... Read more
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17d
BBC News
What was the Las Vegas shooter's motive?years old and the 35-44 age group, according to a New York Police Department Ac
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
years old and the 35-44 age group, according to a New York Police Department Active Shooter report released last year. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist and researcher who tracks global mass shootings, said individuals who... Read more
17d
The Economic Times
No manifesto, no phone calls: Las Vegas killer left only cryptic cluescase was plainly different, he said. “The scariest part of this,” Brauchler sa
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
case was plainly different, he said. “The scariest part of this,” Brauchler said, “is to not find or know a motive.” Adam Lankford, a professor at the University of Alabama who has studied mass shootings, said a killer’s professed motive can... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The twisted motivations of a mass killerfor a motive in the massacre of 58 people at a country music festival in Las Ve
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
for a motive in the massacre of 58 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas, one thing is clear to criminologist Adam Lankford: The shooter knew an attack of this magnitude would draw worldwide attention to him. The pursuit of fame — or... Read more
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Al.com
Dear media, stop using mass murderers' pictures and namesBy Adam Lankford,an associate professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
By Adam Lankford,an associate professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama; and Eric Madfis,associate professor of Social Work and Criminal Justice at the University of Washington, and co-signed by 145 others, listed... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
The gun debate isn't about what you thinkexpert, "and one that is largely immune from rational discussion." Gun culture
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
expert, "and one that is largely immune from rational discussion." Gun culture isn't just about "personal identity," said Adam Lankford, author of the 2015 study “Mass Shooters, Firearms, and Social Strains: A Global Analysis of an Exceptionally... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Americans own 42 percent of the world’s 650 million civilian firmore mass shootings than any other country in the world, according to a study l
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 20 days ago
more mass shootings than any other country in the world, according to a study last year led by criminal justice professor Adam Lankford of the University of Alabama. A mass shooting is defined as involving four or more people. Lankford studied... Read more
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Newsmax
Americans Own 42 Percent of 650 Million Civilian Firearms Worldwideof the United States, 18 people on average die from gunshot wounds each die, th
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
of the United States, 18 people on average die from gunshot wounds each die, three-quarters of which are suicides. Adam Lankford, criminal justice professor at the University of Alabama, studies mass shootings in 171 countries from 1966 to... Read more
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ajc.com
Americans own 42 percent of the world’s 650 million civilian firmore mass shootings than any other country in the world, according to a study l
ajc.com / Posted 20 days ago
more mass shootings than any other country in the world, according to a study last year led by criminal justice professor Adam Lankford of the University of Alabama. A mass shooting is defined as involving four or more people. Lankford studied... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Americans own 42 percent of the world’s 650 million civilian firmore mass shootings than any other country in the world, according to a study l
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 days ago
more mass shootings than any other country in the world, according to a study last year led by criminal justice professor Adam Lankford of the University of Alabama. A mass shooting is defined as involving four or more people. Lankford studied... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Criminologist: Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
The New Canaan News / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
The Register Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
Houston Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
The Middletown Press / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
Darien News-Review / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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The Morning Call
Arsenal, high perch made Las Vegas shooting so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Arsenal, high perch made this attack so lethalcoming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifl
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
coming from. Las Vegas first responders found Paddock after smoke from his rifles set off fire alarms in his hotel room. Adam Lankford, a University of Alabama criminologist who studies mass killers, said attacking from such a high location gave... Read more
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