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Community College Student Threatens Administrator – Kills Federal Law Enforcement Officer

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Ongoing and close coordination between the college administration, campus police department and Mental Health Unit of the local police department kept the student’s behavior from […]



Expelled college student solicits terrorist support for revenge attack

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Disciplinary actions taken against students can later manifest as a major grievance for that student. Ongoing monitoring of the separated student is important. Social media […]



Three Middle School Students Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Arson/fire setting, Bomb/Explosive, Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 3 Lessons Learned It is essential that every student have one trusted adult they can share safety and other concerns with. Promote See Something, Say […]



Middle School Student with a Hit List Threatens to Shoot Up School

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned It is essential that every student has at least one adult in their school community that they trust enough to share concerning behavior with. In […]



FBI tip leads to student with bomb-making materials in his home and floor plan of his high school

How was the attack averted? Arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Arson/fire setting, Bomb/Explosive How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something with all community members is a basic and essential violence prevention tool when coupled with awareness training on indicators […]