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Hoax school shootings: inside America’s epidemic

In America the fear of gun crime in schools is being weaponised. More and more SWAT teams are having to respond to hoax calls about school shootings.

00:00 - America’s hoax school shooting crisis
01:07 - Hoax calls are becoming more commonplace
02:00 - Aspen Elementary School
03:29 - What happened on February 22nd 2023?
05:10 - Who was behind it?
07:35 - The fight against SWAT hoax calls

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