Custodian Taken Into Custody After Threat and Cache of Weapons

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



Student Arrested for Making Threats; Bringing Gun to 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? 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 […]



High School Student Arrested After Social Media Threat and Bringing a Gun to 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 In this case, school officials and law enforcement took the social media post seriously and acted expeditiously to neutralize the […]



Four Students Arrested After One Brought a Gun to Campus

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? 4+ 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. Relationships […]



Student arrested while walking toward high school with loaded gun

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 Relationships between school officials and law enforcement are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking preventative action. In this case, school […]



Teen Charged for Threatening Multiple Schools in Two States

How was the attack averted? 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 It is essential that every student has at least one adult in their school community that they trust enough to share concerning behavior […]



College Student Arrested In Possession of Loaded Gun

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, Knives 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 […]



High School Student Arrested for Threatening Preschool

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Social media platforms have developed and implemented filters to help detect indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence. It is important that law enforcement agencies know how to contact social […]



Student Commits Suicide Before Carrying Out School Shooting

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 school community on indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, and how to report concerning behavior. There is evidence of a school shooting “contagion […]



Student Arrested After Threatening 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 Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. Educate members of the school community (students, parents, teachers, […]