Student Arrested After Writing Messaging Threatening Mass Shooting in Peer’s Notebook

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 […]



Teenager Planned Mass Shooting Then Suicide at High School

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? Firearm 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 they trust enough […]



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 […]



Gun Jamming Stops School Shooter

How was the attack averted? 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 important to educate all members of the school community on indicators of potential self-harm or targeted violence, and how to report concerning […]



Student Threatens to Shoot Professor for Failing Grade

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 The targeted professor took the student’s threats seriously and reported them to the university police department. Given the nature of the threats, the university police […]



Armed Man Arrested in School Parking Lot

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 Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks One big step is to have a police officer or SRO for every school. Recommended Changes to School Procedure One big step […]



Student Threatened Killing Young School Children in English Class Journal Entries

 
A student began submitting increasingly violent journal entries in his English class. In the last before the intervention, he talked about killing ….

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