Tag Archive for: Firearm

Middle School Student Brought Gun to School, Threatened Students

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 Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. It is important to educate all members of the school community on […]

The Robb Elementary School Shooting

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Threats of targeted school violence are not always current students. Former students, employees and contractors, and individuals loosely or not at all affiliated with the school may pose a threat. This fact underscores the imperative of school officials working with law enforcement and community-based […]

‘Sandy Hook Promise’ Helped Prevent School Shooting at Middle 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 Empowering students to speak up when they see or hear plans for an attack, any mentioning of plans to inflict violence on another student, or […]

Vice Principal Overhears Student Loading Shotgun in School Bathroom

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 Familiarize all members of the school community with indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, and how to report concerning behavior. Promoting See Something, Say […]

Student Reports Fellow Students’ Plans for Violence to Principal

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? 3 Lessons Learned It is important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm and targeted […]

Student Sees Peer Carrying Gun at School, Alerts SRO

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 Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. Familiarize all members of the school community with the indicators of potential self-harm and […]

Student Reports Fellow Students’ Violent Attack Plans in Online Chat Room

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive, Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 4+ Lessons Learned Promoting “See Something, Say Something” is an essential violence prevention tool. Familiarize all members of the school community with the indicators of potential […]

Parents Alert Police to Son’s Potential School Attack

How was the attack averted? Other 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 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 Bookkeeper Talks Down School Attacker

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 School risk assessments and planning must consider options for restricting access to the building by unauthorized individuals. In […]

Students Report Fellow Student’s Plans for Violence, Student Unable to Obtain 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? Bomb/Explosive, Firearm, Knives How many suspects were involved with the plot? 4+ Lessons Learned It is important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm and […]