High School

Teacher subdues shooter in cafeteria, only one student injured.

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. The motive for the threat in this case appears to be teasing and bullying. While the precipitating event may seem relatively minor, for some individuals this can amount to a significant grievance. This […]



School Shooter Says it Was an Experiment

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. Research conducted by the U.S. Secret Service indicates some perpetrators of completed school attacks were motivated by a desire to emulate previous mass attackers. This incident may serve as an impetus for community […]



Student Asked to Use Bathroom and Came back with 2 Handguns

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. Research conducted by the U.S. Secret Service indicates some perpetrators of completed school attacks were motivated by a desire to emulate previous mass attackers. Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks Assess and invest in […]



Two Students Post Photo Holding Firearms on Instagram

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 How many suspects were involved with the plot? 2 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. It is important to educate all members of the […]



Two Students Threaten Violence at Homecoming Events

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? 2 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. It is important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of […]



Two Students Commit Mass Shooting at School

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 2 Lessons Learned It is important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm or targeted violence, and how to report concerning behavior. Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks School resource officers are important in the prevention and response to school campus violence.



Struggling Student Shoots School Principal

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned It is important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, and how to report concerning behavior. Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks Assess and invest in school climate.



Student Arrested After Writing Messaging Threatening Mass Shooting in Peer’s Notebook

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 It is essential that every student has at least one adult in their school community that they trust enough […]



Student Arrested After Text Messages Threatening Mass Shooting

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 It is essential that every student has at least one adult in their school community that they trust enough […]



Teen Arrested for Threat Against Alma Mater

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? Bomb/Explosive 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 […]