Armed Man Surrenders After Standoff with Police on College Campus

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, Other, Vehicle 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 […]



Student Arrested After Changing Mind on Planned Attack

How was the attack averted? changed his/her mind on his/her own volition, 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 Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. It is essential that every student […]



Former High School Student Arrested for Threatening Mass Violence 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 How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something is an essential violence prevention tool. The anonymous reporting system played an integral role […]



Student Arrested After Racist and Threatening Videos Found

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported, Other, 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 […]



Former Student Fires Round in School

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Suspect had previously been treated for mental health problems. Suspect had researched previous mass shootings. Suspect said he grew up surrounded by violence, mental illness, and neglect, and felt the shooting was the only way out of his situation. The suspect noted “There was […]



School Shooter Kills 10, Wounds 13 Others and Turns Himself into Police.

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Social media monitoring can identify individuals on the pathway to violence. 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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



Berrendo Middle School Shooting 2014

 
Student writes a “methodical” plan in a notebook before the shooting. He writes that he is considering using a handgun and a knife to kill a school bully.

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Student Reports Threats Overheard on School Bus

 
A student overheard — and recorded on a cellphone — the suspect making threats toward four classmates and a relative on an afternoon school bus ride.

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