Gun Violence Trends and Security Planning Guide

Using Data to Inform Choices and Protect What Matters Most

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What type of gun is most used in bank robberies?
How common are mass shootings in the workplace?
What type of protection makes the most sense in my hospital and where?
What type of weapons are common in school shootings?

This report answers these questions and more.

We examined data from the nation’s most trusted sources and offer insights so you can plan your bulletproof project based on reliable, real-world data.

We review gun violence (including mass shootings) in a variety of settings:

  • Workplace 
  • Schools and universities
  • Hospitals
  • Financial institutions
  • Houses of worship

This includes data on types of guns used, trends around mass violence, and other industry-specific information.

Comprehensive Data, Invaluable Insights

It’s all too easy to read a shocking news article and make a decision on impulse. Sure, window film might be affordable and ready-to-ship, but will it really stand up to a ballistic threat? (No.) Should your school’s doors be able to withstand shots from a handgun? An AR-10? How can you tell you’re getting the right product for your situation? 

We answer these questions in the context of national data from trusted sources, including the FBI, Secret Service, and National Institute of Justice.

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Key Takeaways From Industry Experts

Did you know that the most commonly-owned type of firearm is a handgun? Or that it’s common for mass shootings to involve more than one type of gun? 

In addition to the comprehensive data set, this ebook includes insights and recommendations from the TSS team based on the data. Our team has over 30 years of experience in the bulletproof barrier industry; we’re eager to share what we know and help you make a decision that you can feel confident about. 

With the Gun Violence Trends and Security Planning Guide, you have a practical project-planning tool at-hand. To get started, download today.

Gun Violence Trends and Security Planning Guide



Total Security Solutions is the leading nationwide custom bulletproof barrier manufacturer and installer. Since 2004, TSS has designed, engineered, fabricated, and delivered or installed over 25,000 ballistic systems in locations worldwide. With facilities in Michigan & California, and offices around the nation, TSS offers ballistic solutions that provide both Safety + Aesthetics™ to fit your unique space