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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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Former Student Prepares to Attack High School SRO and Students

 
The suspect had moved away from his home state to live in a treatment center for troubled teens. Upon returning home from the center, he messaged a friend from the treatment center saying that he was plotting a school shooting. He had recently purchased a shotgun and multiple boxes of ammunition.

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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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High School Student Hides Rifle in Guitar Case

 
The suspect’s grandmother finds his journal that contains plans to shoot students and use homemade explosives at his school. She finds the journal when he leaves to go to a friend’s house. She then makes copies of the journal entries and puts the journal back on his bed that night…

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Active Assailant Attack Averted

 
The assailant entered the boy’s gym locker room and stabbed 4 students and bludgeoned a 5th victim…

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Counselor Notifies SRO of Potential Attacker

 
Student shares with mental health counselor that he wants to kill as many people as possible…

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Middle School – Threat of Violence – 8th Grade Student

 
This student was generally disruptive in class, but not known to be violent. We worked with the student on a regular basis to improve classroom behavior. This student displayed odd behavior for several years prior to this event…

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Former Student Plans Attack on High School, Parents Intervene

 
A former student plans an attack on his high school, targeting specific individuals who he claimed to hate…

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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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Plot for Violence Involving Many Students Uncovered

 
Six 7th-grade students were planning an attack in which they would cut the power lines and telephones to the school, and then kill students and faculty with guns and knives…

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