FBI Claims About 150 Shootings Have Been Prevented This Year Thanks to Interventions

Working on getting potential shooters mental health help


The FBI has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental health professionals.

There have been hundreds of these disruptions since 2011, Attorney General Eric Holder told an audience of police chiefs in October, touting the behind-the-scenes work of a small FBI unit based out of Quantico, Va. In most cases, the FBI has helped potential offenders get access to mental health care.

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  1. -150

    + how ever many Fast and Furious caused

    I bet that’s a positive number.

  2. What he really means is that the FBI disrupted 150+ people’s ordinary lives who had done nothing to warrant it except for the fact that politicians are looking for any narrative which backs gun control and Soviet-style psychiatric oppression.

  3. Interesting if true. But such claims by this administration need confirmation, or the reader must regard it as suspiciously as the “jobs created or saved,” or the identities of the nameless faces standing behind president Obama, who he claimed to be beneficiaries of ObamaCare.

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