Student Arrested After Threatening School

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 Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. Educate members of the school community (students, parents, teachers, […]



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 […]



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 […]



Tips Line Stops Potential 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 Resources and community culture permitting, consider establishing an anonymous reporting system. In this case, students reported concerning behavior and teachers, […]



Mother of Shooter Calls 911

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, had conversation about plans/violent threats reported, Other What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Arson/fire setting, Firearm How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned It is disconcerting that the perpetrator was able to enter a locked school […]



Tip to FBI leads to weapons charges against college 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? 1 Lessons Learned Relatives are often the first persons to recognize concerning behavior. Educating community members on potential indicators of self-harm or targeted violence and encouraging reporting are […]



Duluth Man Described Plans for School, Theater Shootings

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, 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