The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Back in June, it was reported that Zachary Cruz started an anti-bullying foundation. Cruz is the brother of Nikolas Cruz, the psychopath who murdered 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida back in February. Zachary Cruz is no stranger to law enforcement after he was caught trespassing on the school’s grounds shortly after the …

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Hey, look at me. I’m working on a story from late March. I’m making progress. Anyway, as what happens with most school shootings, some have claimed the Parkland shooter, Nikolas Cruz, was bullied. In my opinion, this is the effect of what I call the bullying myth. Not that I think bullying is a myth. …

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The city of Shawano, Wisconsin, recently enacted a new ordinance that would fine the parents of students who are deemed bullies. Under the new ordinance, parents and guardians will have 90 days after they’re informed by a police officer of their child’s behavior to intervene. If the parent doesn’t stop their child from acting as …

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I originally posted about the Arapahoe High School shooting in Centennial, Colorado here. That’s when, back in December of 2013. 18-year-old Karl Pierson stormed the school with a shotgun, shot and killed 17-year-old Clare Davis then turned the gun on himself. At the time of the shooting his motive was said to have been that …

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Please watch the following video from ABC News in its entirety. You can also watch it at their website. This was a segment by correspondent Pierre Thomas for ABC News’ This Week With George Stephanopoulos. I thought Mr. Thomas did a great job at first discussing the copycat shootings that were inspired by Columbine. It …

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You know, I was going to do this long drawn out post on this but what’s the point? I’ve been over this so many times and now there’s clinical support for my assertions. Anyway, researchers at Freie Universität Berlin conducted a study of 126 attacks against schools in 16 different countries and do you know …

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Bullied Students Sneak Thousands of Guns Into Schools: That’s a headline guaranteed to get your attention, isn’t it? ‘Thousands of bullied kids take weapons to school’ Now too many people these days will only scan the headlines and maybe the first paragraph and take whatever information they skimmed as gospel. If that’s all you’ll read …

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The answer to bullies: I almost passed this article by because I thought it was going to be just another “feel good” article about bullying with no real solutions. I was wrong… In this post-Columbine, zero-tolerance world, Izzy Kalman is something of a revolutionary. He agrees that bullying is a big problem. But he contends …

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