College/University

College Student Arrested In Possession of Loaded Gun

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm, Knives 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 […]



Suspect Had Guns in Dorm Room

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



University Student Deported After Purchasing Firearms

How was the attack averted? had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, 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 The campus police department took the reports of concerning behavior seriously and conducted a thorough investigation which led to […]



Former College Student Had Bomb Making Materials In Apartment

How was the attack averted? Other, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive, Firearm, Knives, Other How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. It is important to educate all members of the community […]



Student tells doctor of plans to carryout mass shooting at his university

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 The medical professional who initially heard the threat took it seriously and contacted law enforcement. Municipal, university, state and federal law enforcement worked in concert […]



Student Threatens to Shoot Professor for Failing Grade

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 The targeted professor took the student’s threats seriously and reported them to the university police department. Given the nature of the threats, the university police […]



Student Imprisoned After Allegedly Plotting to Attack University with Explosives

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 Residents of the student’s off campus apartment building acted on their suspicions about noxious odors emanating from subject’s apartment. Under the right set of circumstances, […]



College student with guns in dorm room plotting mass casualty attack for more than one year

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 Promoting See Something, Say Something is important. It is essential that all members of the campus community (students, faculty and staff) be familiar with indicators […]



Tip to FBI leads to weapons charges against college student

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 Relatives are often the first persons to recognize concerning behavior. Educating community members on potential indicators of self-harm or targeted violence and encouraging reporting are […]



University Student Enlists Other Students to Acquire Parts to Assemble a Fully Automatic Rifle

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 Gun parts can be purchased with relative anonymity by using gift cards and shipping to post office boxes not tied to the purchaser. Familiarizing students […]