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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 […]



Exchange Student Deported After Threats to Commit School Shooting

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm, Other How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned School officials and law enforcement took the reported threat seriously and conducted a thorough investigation which led to the subject’s arrest, conviction and deportation. […]



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 […]



Teen charged with bringing homemade bomb to school.

How was the attack averted? Other What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned School officials should take every threat seriously. There is some indication from open sources that the flag and graffiti incidents were handled as “pranks.” There is also an […]



Mother and Step-father Turn in Son After Threatening to Hurt Those Who Bullied Him

How was the attack averted? had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, Other, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive, Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Assess and invest in school climate. It is essential that every student has at least one person […]



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 […]



Parents find out a year later that there was an averted attack.

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, Knives How many suspects were involved with the plot? 2 Lessons Learned Review policies and procedures for addressing concerning behavior, including verbal and written threats, and when to involve law […]



Former Student Used Fake Social Media Profile to Threaten School.

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned In this case, school officials and law enforcement took the Facebook post seriously and acted expeditiously to neutralize the threat. Social media monitoring can identify individuals on the […]



SRO and Back Up Officers Mortally Wound School Shooter

How was the attack averted? Other What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned There is some suggestion that the back up officers were not able to gain immediate access to the school due to locked doors. It is imperative that all […]