Oregon shooting: Gunman killed self, sheriff says

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The cause of death of Chris Harper-Mercer, the shooter behind the deadly rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, was suicide, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Saturday. Nine people were killed and nine others injured in Thursday’s shooting.

[Breaking news update, posted at 3:24 p.m. ET]

The cause of death of Chris Harper-Mercer, the shooter behind the deadly rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, was suicide, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Saturday. Nine people were killed and nine others injured in Thursday’s shooting.

Oregon shooting: Gunman killed self, sheriff says

CNN – ‎1 hour ago‎
Roseburg, Oregon (CNN) [Breaking news update, posted at 3:24 p.m. ET]. The cause of death of Chris Harper-Mercer, the shooter behind the deadly rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, was suicide, Douglas County Sheriff John …

Official: Oregon gunman left angry note glorifying mass killers

USA TODAY – ‎13 hours ago‎
ROSEBURG, Ore. — The 26-year-old gunman in the deadly shooting spree in southern Oregon is believed to have left behind a document that glorified mass killings and bitterly referred to his lonely existence with few human contacts outside the Internet, …

Oregon shooting: Gunman killed himself

BBC News – ‎1 hour ago‎
The gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage at a college in the US state Oregonthen killed himself as police arrived, officials have said. At a news conference in Roseburg, they revealed that Chris Harper Mercer, 26, was enrolled in the

Oregon College Shooting: Gunman Chris Harper Mercer Died of Suicide, Officials Say

NBCNews.com – ‎1 hour ago‎
The gunman who slaughtered nine people at an Oregon community college Thursday took his own life during a firefight with officers, police said Saturday. Officials previously said shooter Chris Harper Mercer, 26, was killed during a face-off with law …

Oregon college gunman committed suicide, officials say

Los Angeles Times – ‎1 hour ago‎
Christopher Harper-Mercer killed himself after he fatally shot nine people and wounded nine others during an attack at Umpqua Community College, officials said on Saturday. During an afternoon news briefing, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said the …

Gunman in Oregon massacre committed suicide: authorities

Reuters – ‎1 hour ago‎
Investigators had previously said the 26-year-old shooter was killed by the officers who raced to the rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, which ranks as the deadliest among dozens of U.S. mass shootings in the past two years. Douglas …

Oregon shooting victims: Teens just starting out, teacher

KOMO News – ‎4 hours ago‎
The worst mass shooting in Oregon history also injured several others at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. The gunman died following a shootout with police. Some family members took to social media early after news of the shooting broke, …

Shooting in Oregon another sign our culture is ill

Chicago Tribune – ‎3 hours ago‎
She said her brother told her that anyone who said yes was shot in the head. If they didn’t answer, they were shot in the leg. If what happened in Oregon was as they say — and often eyewitness accounts are incomplete or mangled by fear and shock

Oregon shooting: 2 days later, here’s what we know

OregonLive.com – ‎5 hours ago‎
Two days after Oregonians witnessed the deadliest mass shooting in state history, new details continue to emerge, while other facts remain hazy. What do we know at this point? The Oregonian/OregonLive has been reporting from both Roseburg and Portland …

Oregon shooting: Gunman was student in class where he killed 9

CNN – ‎17 hours ago‎
The gunman identified with the perpetrators of those rampages, the sources said, including Elliot Rodger, who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California, in 2014. The Oregon shooter expressed frustration that other mass killers did not take on

What We Know About The Oregon Shooter

NPR – ‎5 hours ago‎
Authorities are trying to build a profile of the 26-year-old gunman who shot and killed 9 people and wounded as many at a western Oregon community college on Thursday in hopes of discovering what his motive might have been. The Douglas County Sheriff, …

Oregon officials: Umpqua Community College gunman committed suicide

fox6now.com – ‎1 hour ago‎
ROSEBURG, Oregon — The cause of death of Chris Harper-Mercer, the shooter behind the deadly rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, was suicide, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Saturday. Nine people were killed and …

Oregon college shooter Christopher Harper-Mercer’s suicide after deadly

New York Daily News – ‎1 hour ago‎
The Oregon college killer made good on a promise to his innocent victims: His deadly rampage would end in suicide. An autopsy determined gunman Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer killed himself Thursday morning after his shooting spree on the campus of …

Sheriff’s office releases names of Oregon shooting victims

CBS News – ‎17 hours ago‎
ROSEBURG, Oregon — The names of the victims who were killed on Thursday when a gunman opened fire on a English class at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, killing nine and injuring nine others, have been identified by the Douglas County Sheriff’s …

Families Remember Victims Of Tragic Oregon School Shooting

Huffington Post – ‎7 hours ago‎
<span class=’image-component__caption’ itemprop=”caption”>Community Rich Pedroncelli/AP Community members gather for a vigil for those killed in a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon on Oct. 1, 2015. Share on Pinterest.

Authorities: Weapons Recovered In Oregon Shooting Purchased Legally

Huffington Post – ‎19 hours ago‎
She confirmed that all of the weapons were purchased legally and traced to a federal firearms dealer. Seven of the weapons were purchased by the shooter or his family members in the last three years, Nunez said. Law enforcement also recovered a jacket …

Oregon shooter killed himself after 3 officers arrived at community college

Washington Post – ‎24 minutes ago‎
Sometime during the gunfight, Mercer, 26, killed himself, according to the Oregon State Medical Examiner. The information was released by Hanlin at Saturday’s final news conference on the shooting, which took the lives of 10 people, including Mercer

Grieving Oregon community struggles to understand shooting

USA TODAY – ‎4 hours ago‎
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A river of grief flowed through this small town Saturday as residents struggled to comprehend the shooting deaths of nine members of a community college at the hands of a young man armed with an arsenal of guns. Douglas County …

Oregon shooting: Victims remembered for compassion

CNN – ‎21 hours ago‎
(CNN) A quadruplet, an aspiring pediatric nurse and a man who had finally found his path in life. Recent high school graduates experiencing their fourth day of college. Beloved sons and daughters. They were among the nine people killed Thursday when a …

Oregon shooter said to have singled out Christians for killing in ‘horrific

Washington Post – ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
ROSEBURG, Ore. —Investigators including cyber-experts and hate crime specialists peered Friday into the life of a 26-year-old gunman whose massacre across an Oregon campus may have been driven by religious rage and a fascination with the twisted …

Victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting

CNN – ‎10 hours ago‎
Victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting. By Joshua Berlinger and Melissa Gray, CNN. Updated 11:30 PM ET, Fri October 2, 2015. A shooting at Umpqua Community College inOregon left nine people dead on October 1, 2015. Click each photo to …

Debate, and Confusion, Over Oregon’s Gun Rules After Deadly Shooting

NBCNews.com – ‎18 hours ago‎
ROSEBURG, Oregon — The debate over whether students or teachers carrying concealed weapons could have averted — or at least diminished — this week’s tragedy at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College has intensified in the aftermath of the deadly …

Oregon school shooting: Sheriff describes shootout between detectives, gunman

OregonLive.com – ‎2 hours ago‎
Two Roseburg police detectives heard the 10:38 a.m. call of shots fired at the Umpqua Community College and raced there Thursday morning. They were in the area on another case and were the first law enforcement to arrive on campus. As the detectives …

Oregon Shooting Victims’ Names Released; Details About Their Lives Emerge

KTLA – ‎21 hours ago‎
They were among the nine people killed Thursday when a gunman stormed the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin gave their names and ages along with brief family statements. Here is more …

Oregon shooting victims ranged from teenagers to 67-year-old teacher

Q13 FOX – ‎18 hours ago‎
ROSEBURG, Ore. — On Thursday, a gunman stormed the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Ten people — including the gunman — lost their lives: A quadruplet, an aspiring pediatric nurse, a senator’s cousin — among others.

Oregon shooter: New details emerge about Chris Harper-Mercer

OregonLive.com – ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
A darker picture emerged Friday of slain Umpqua Community College shooter Chris Harper-Mercer as a deeply troubled, anti-religion, anti-government recluse obsessed with guns. The U.S. Army discharged him just five weeks into basic training in 2008.

Gunman in Oregon college shooting executed classmates, saying ‘I’ll see you soon’

OregonLive.com – ‎18 hours ago‎
The 18-year-old was in the writing class where a killer opened fire Thursday, killing nine at Umpqua Community College in Oregon’s deadliest mass shooting. McGowan told family members that the gunman didn’t specifically target Christians but asked them …

Oregon shooting: Gunman Chris Harper Mercer had 13 guns

BBC News – ‎22 hours ago‎
The gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage at a college in Oregon had 13 weapons, federal agents said. Dressed in a flak jacket, Chris Harper Mercer brought six guns to Umpqua Community College in Roseburg and opened fire on Thursday …

What We Know About the Oregon Community-College Shooting

New York Magazine – ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
At least ten people were killed and nine injured in a mass shooting at a rural community college about 180 miles south of Portland, Oregon. The suspected shooter, 26-year-old Christopher Harper Mercer, was killed by police after fatally shooting nine

Oregon Shooting: Umpqua Gunman Chris Harper Mercer — What We Know

NBCNews.com – ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
The heavily armed gunman who slaughtered nine people at an Oregon college left a hate-filled note at the scene of his rampage and “felt the world was against him,” law enforcement officials confirmed Friday. Two officials familiar with the contents of

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5 Ways Campus Police Officers Differ from Traditional Police Officers

By CS Staff · October 2, 2015

It’s a question the average person would probably struggle with: What’s the difference between a campus police officer and a traditional police officer?

There are some people out there that liken campus police officers to security guards and others who don’t see any differences between campus police and traditional police. Both opinions are deeply flawed.

The reality is that although many campus police are former police officers, the roles that both types of police play in their respective communities vary greatly. In turn their training, responsibilities and mindsets are often at odds.

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