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Student Makes Threat on Social Media Then Brings Gun to High School

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 It is important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, and […]



Gun Store Owner Reports Potential 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 important to educate all members of the campus community on indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, and how to report concerning behavior. […]



Teacher and Pastor Talk Armed Student Out of Committing Violence

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained, was talked out of committing the attack 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 and targeted […]



Student Threatens to Sexually Assault Peers and Commit a 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 important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, […]



Peer Reports Home Schooler’s Violent Plans for Local High School

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, Firearm, Knives 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 familiarize all […]



Woman Alerts Police to Strange Activity, Materials for Violent School Attack Uncovered

How was the attack averted? 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 Promoting “See Something, Say Something” is an essential violence prevention tool. It is important to educate all members of the community on indicators of […]



Student Alerts Principal to Gun in Peer’s Backpack

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 they trust enough to share concerning behavior with. In this case, a fellow student was the first to notice the gun, and quickly reported it to a teacher’s aid. […]



Unintended Target Shot During Targeted Attack

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Relationships between school officials and law enforcement are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking preventative action. Social media monitoring can identify individuals on the pathway to violence. Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks Assess and invest in school climate. Resources […]



Eighth Grader Shoots Classmate

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. Relationships between school officials and law enforcement are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking […]



Suspect in School Shooting Got Past Metal Detectors

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. Relationships between school officials and law enforcement are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking […]