Two Teens One Adult Arrested

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? 3 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. In this case, a student reported concerning behavior […]



Suspect Had Guns in Dorm Room

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



Freshman with Full Plan to Engage in School Shooting Reported by Friends

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 […]



NFL Player Stops School Shooting

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 Relationships between law enforcement agencies in different states are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking […]



Thirteen-Year-Old Told Detectives He Wanted to be the Next School Shooter

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 unclear from available open-sources whether the student’s school or school district had a behavior threat assessment and management team, and if affirmative, whether […]



Exchange Student Deported After Threats to Commit School Shooting

How was the attack averted? was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm, Other How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned School officials and law enforcement took the reported threat seriously and conducted a thorough investigation which led to the subject’s arrest, conviction and deportation. […]



University Student Deported After Purchasing Firearms

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 The campus police department took the reports of concerning behavior seriously and conducted a thorough investigation which led to […]



Mother and Step-father Turn in Son After Threatening to Hurt Those Who Bullied Him

How was the attack averted? had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, Other, 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 Assess and invest in school climate. It is essential that every student has at least one person […]



Former College Student Had Bomb Making Materials In Apartment

How was the attack averted? Other, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Bomb/Explosive, Firearm, Knives, Other 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 community […]



Parents find out a year later that there was an averted attack.

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, Knives How many suspects were involved with the plot? 2 Lessons Learned Review policies and procedures for addressing concerning behavior, including verbal and written threats, and when to involve law […]