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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 […]



Student Threatened Shooting Year Before Bringing Gun to School and Firing One Shot

How many suspects were involved with the plot? 1 Lessons Learned Suspect had previously been treated for mental health problems. Recommendations for Avoiding Future Attacks Assess and invest in school climate.



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 […]



Teacher Arrested for Making Threats and Having a Gun in His Briefcase

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 Relationships between school officials and law enforcement are critical to quickly assessing the viability of all threats and taking […]



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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