Bomb/Explosive

Man Brings Explosive Devices to University Hospital

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Blunt force object, Bomb/Explosive, 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 educate all members of the school […]



Teen Arrested for Threat Against Alma Mater

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 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 […]



Student Arrested for Threatening Explosion and 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? Bomb/Explosive, 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 […]



Student Arrested After Changing Mind on Planned Attack

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, 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 essential that every student […]



Student Arrested After Planning Columbine-Like Attack

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive, 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 how […]



Student Planned Mass Violence Attack at High School

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 Social media monitoring can identify individuals on the pathway to violence. Resources and community culture permitting, consider adopting a defensive social media monitoring […]



Student Arrested for Plotting Mass Violence Attack on Columbine Anniversary

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 How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned It is essential that every student has at least one person in their school community that they trust enough […]



Student Planned to Bomb Former 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 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 […]



Four Students Arrested for Copycat Plan to Commit Mass Violence

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 How many suspects were involved with the plot? 4+ Lessons Learned It is essential that every student has at least one person in their school community that they trust […]



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 […]