Former Student Shot and Injured Another Student

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 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. Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. It is important to educate all members of the […]



Student Commits Suicide Before Carrying Out School Shooting

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 indicators of potential self-harm and targeted violence, and how to report concerning behavior. There is evidence of a school shooting “contagion […]



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 […]