Duluth Man Described Plans for School, Theater Shootings

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, had conversation about plans/violent threats reported What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1



Armed Man Arrested in School Parking Lot

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 Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks One big step is to have a police officer or SRO for every school. Recommended Changes to School Procedure One big step […]



University Student Enlists Other Students to Acquire Parts to Assemble a Fully Automatic Rifle

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 Gun parts can be purchased with relative anonymity by using gift cards and shipping to post office boxes not tied to the purchaser. Familiarizing students […]



Expelled college student solicits terrorist support for revenge attack

How was the attack averted? 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 Disciplinary actions taken against students can later manifest as a major grievance for that student. Ongoing monitoring of the separated student is important. Social media […]



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 […]



Middle School Student with a Hit List Threatens to Shoot Up School

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 essential that every student has at least one adult in their school community that they trust enough to share concerning behavior with. In […]



FBI tip leads to student with bomb-making materials in his home and floor plan of his high school

How was the attack averted? Arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Arson/fire setting, Bomb/Explosive How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something with all community members is a basic and essential violence prevention tool when coupled with awareness training on indicators […]



International Student With a Hit List and Illegal Firearm

How was the attack averted? Had conversation about plans/violent threats reported What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Seemingly minor incidents can evolve into major grievances for some individuals. It appears this individual was illegally in possession of a firearm that […]



Student Posts Concerning Social Media Statement

 
Student post concerning messages on social media.

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Two Students Develop “Columbine-like” Plan for Violence

 
Someone reported to the police that suspicious statements had been made indicating a potential threat.

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