Six Teens Planning Massive Attack on School Using Instagram

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 4+ Lessons Learned The school reportedly waited two days to conduct an “internal investigation” before notifying law enforcement. Any delay in reporting threats of targeted school violence […]



Two teens conspire to bring weapon into school and harm another student.

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? 2 Lessons Learned In this case, a student reported concerning behavior and teachers, school administrators, and law enforcement took their reports seriously and acted expeditiously to neutralize the […]



Three high school students charged after investigation into school shooting ‘discussion’

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 In this case, students reported concerning behavior and teachers, school administrators and law enforcement took their reports seriously and […]



School shooting threat: Police foil middle school plot months in making

How was the attack averted? had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, was arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained How many suspects were involved with the plot? 2 Lessons Learned It is essential that every student has at least one person in their school community that they trust enough to share concerning behavior with. In this case, students reported […]



Student Imprisoned After Allegedly Plotting to Attack University with Explosives

How was the attack averted? 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 Residents of the student’s off campus apartment building acted on their suspicions about noxious odors emanating from subject’s apartment. Under the right set of circumstances, […]



College student with guns in dorm room plotting mass casualty attack for more than one year

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 important. It is essential that all members of the campus community (students, faculty and staff) be familiar with indicators […]



University Student Enlists Other Students to Acquire Parts to Assemble a Fully Automatic Rifle

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 Gun parts can be purchased with relative anonymity by using gift cards and shipping to post office boxes not tied to the purchaser. Familiarizing students […]



Middle School Student with a Hit List Threatens to Shoot Up 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 It is essential that every student has at least one adult in their school community that they trust enough to share concerning behavior with. In […]



3-Year Plot for School Violence Prevented

 
Perpetrator attempted to recruit a friend for his plan to recreate and outdo Columbine in his senior year.

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