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Expelled college student solicits terrorist support for revenge attack

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 Disciplinary actions taken against students can later manifest as a major grievance for that student. Ongoing monitoring of the separated student is important. Social media […]



FBI tip leads to student with bomb-making materials in his home and floor plan of his high school

How was the attack averted? Arrested/tackled/otherwise physically restrained What kind of weapon(s) was going to be used? Arson/fire setting, Bomb/Explosive How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Promoting See Something, Say Something with all community members is a basic and essential violence prevention tool when coupled with awareness training on indicators […]



Student Posts Concerning Social Media Statement

 
Student post concerning messages on social media.

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High School Student Threatens Violence on Snapchat

 
Police were notified of threat and were able to use social media to track down the teen and take him into custody.

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Online Bullying Almost Results in High School Attack

 
The suspect posted a picture of guns and bullets onto his Instagram story, tagging former professional players and his high school.

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Tip Line Receives Report of Twitter Threat to Shoot Up College Campus

 
A university student posted messages on Twitter threatening to carry out a mass casualty attack on his school. The messages included statements saying, “the campus going to get shot up and who will be to blame.” Another statement read, “You (expletive) are past spent, you (expletive) are going to die in class.”

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Former Student Prepares to Attack High School SRO and Students

 
The suspect had moved away from his home state to live in a treatment center for troubled teens. Upon returning home from the center, he messaged a friend from the treatment center saying that he was plotting a school shooting. He had recently purchased a shotgun and multiple boxes of ammunition.

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Felon in Possession of a Firearm Makes School Threats

 
Suspect made threats over social media saying that he was going to shoot up the local college campus…

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College Student Posts Threats on Reddit

 
The university police department and university crisis team begin receiving notice of a person identifying themself as a student of the university and posting on Reddit about admiring school shooters…

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Student Alerts Police to School Violence Threat on Snapchat

 
A 16-year-old student posts an image on Snapchat, with a caption stating that he is planning to shoot students at his high school the next day….

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