Bomb/Explosive

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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18 Year Old High School Student Threatens to Shoot up School, Hold Hostages

 
Several students report the suspect and said that he was going to shoot up the school and hold the class hostage with AKs and C4s.

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Larceny Unveils Potential School Violence Plot

 
Police were investigating a larceny report from a sporting goods store, in which the student was accused. An employee at the store during the time of the crime found a list that the student dropped with “concerning items” on it…

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Frustrated Student Makes Threats at High School

 
Student tells other students and at least one administrator in what appears to be a cry for help that he is angry and frustrated, and wants to “do damage by shooting up the school”.

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Young Student Makes Bomb Threat at Middle School

 
A student writes a bomb threat and leaves it in his school bathroom.

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Father Finds Daughter’s Journal with Plot for Violence

 
The suspect’s father finds her journal that outlines the plot. Journal entries dated back to December 2016 and described a timeline and phases of the attack.

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Perpetrator Pulls Fire Alarm to Ambush Students in Dorm

 
A student at a large public university had not enrolled for spring semester and the university was in the process of removing him from his dorm room. Given that the student had recently lost a portion of his employment income and appeared to have nowhere to move, the university was taking an empathetic approach to the removal process instead of abruptly forcing him out.

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Student Making Explosives with Guns in Dorm

 
Municipal law enforcement along with campus public safety officers responded to a dorm on campus for a report of a suicidal subject who had made references to committing a mass shooting or bombing.

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Community College – Terrorist Nexus

 
In December 2015, a husband and wife used illegally acquired assault rifles among other weapons to murder 14 innocent people and wound 21 more at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California. Prior to the attack, the wife had pledged allegiance to ISIS.

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High School Student Hides Rifle in Guitar Case

 
The suspect’s grandmother finds his journal that contains plans to shoot students and use homemade explosives at his school. She finds the journal when he leaves to go to a friend’s house. She then makes copies of the journal entries and puts the journal back on his bed that night…

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