NFL Player Stops School Shooting

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? 1 Lessons Learned Relationships between law enforcement agencies in different states are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking […]

Thirteen-Year-Old Told Detectives He Wanted to be the Next School Shooter

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 unclear from available open-sources whether the student’s school or school district had a behavior threat assessment and management team, and if affirmative, whether […]

Gun Jamming Stops School Shooter

How was the attack averted? Other, 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 important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm or targeted violence, and how to report concerning […]

Mother of Shooter Calls 911

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, Other What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Arson/fire setting, Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned It is disconcerting that the perpetrator was able to enter a locked school […]

Student Helps Stop Planned Homicide of Fellow Student

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? 2 Lessons Learned It is essential that every student has at least one person in their school community that they trust enough […]

Middle School Student arrested after mass shooting threat.

How was the attack averted? had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained 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 this case, a student […]

Six Teens Planning Massive Attack on School Using Instagram

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 4+ Lessons Learned The school reportedly waited two days to conduct an “internal investigation” before notifying law enforcement. Any delay in reporting threats of targeted school violence […]

Two teens conspire to bring weapon into school and harm another 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? 2 Lessons Learned In this case, a student reported concerning behavior and teachers, school administrators, and law enforcement took their reports seriously and acted expeditiously to neutralize the […]

School shooting threat: Police foil middle school plot months in making

How was the attack averted? had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained How many suspects were involved with the plot? 2 Lessons Learned It is essential that every student has at least one person in their school community that they trust enough to share concerning behavior with. In this case, students reported […]

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 […]