This written assignment requirement is for an examination of the topic below, submitted in APA format, using 12 point font. It is expected that, based on the nature of this topic, that a concise yet thorough analysis will take between 5-7 pages of text, in addition a reference page. A total of 2 external scholarly sources, aside from your required readings, must be cited in support of your position. Incidents of workplace violence are on the rise in the United States, and they are rapidly becoming one of the most serious problems facing our workforce today. Historically, there have been several reported cases of workplace violence ranging from incidents of domestic violence to mass murders. Research a real workplace violence incident and provide an essay that describes the situation and identifies what steps could be put into place to prevent future incidents from occurring. Be sure to support your prevention recommendations with information from your assigned and outside readings.