College/University

Staff on Staff Targeted Violence

 
In early 2013, detectives began investigating a series of threatening letters that were being received by university custodial workers. Some of the letters were handwritten, so investigators began working with the State Police Crime Lab, requesting a handwriting analysis to compare the suspect letters against a known sample from an identified suspect, who was a former employee and co-worker of the victims.

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Felon in Possession of a Firearm Makes School Threats

 
Suspect made threats over social media saying that he was going to shoot up the local college campus…

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Former College Student Found Near Campus with Weapons

 
Male Suspect #1 was a student at a university but about two weeks prior to his arrest he was kicked off the campus for “behavior which was alarming and frightening to other students.”…

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College Student Found with Weapons and Body Armor

 
College student is found with weapons and body armor…

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Concerned Citizen Reports Alarming Photos

 
College student takes photos of arsenal for planned school attack…

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College Student Posts Threats on Reddit

 
The university police department and university crisis team begin receiving notice of a person identifying themself as a student of the university and posting on Reddit about admiring school shooters…

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Student Threatened Killing Young School Children in English Class Journal Entries

 
A student began submitting increasingly violent journal entries in his English class. In the last before the intervention, he talked about killing ….

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Armed Man Surrenders After Standoff with Police on College Campus

 
Neighbors say that the man (not a student of the school) snaps when he is denied disability benefits from an accident at a college campus on 8/22/12. The man posts on Facebook about his anger on 12/9/15…

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LE Discovers Would-Be Campus Attacker during Unrelated Arrest

 
Authorities find hunting guns (a stolen scoped rifle and a stolen double-barrel shotgun), body armor, three knives, a machete and six Molotov cocktails…

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Gun Store Owner Reports Potential School Shooter

 
According to police, the student withdrew from classes at his university on 3/21/16. The former student’s mother stated that she spoke with her son earlier in the day…

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