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High School Student Arrested for Making School Shooting Threat

How was the attack averted? had social media post/entry/video reported 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, a student reported a threat and law enforcement took their […]



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, […]



Tip to FBI leads to weapons charges against college student

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 Relatives are often the first persons to recognize concerning behavior. Educating community members on potential indicators of self-harm or targeted violence and encouraging reporting are […]



Michigan Tip Line (OK2SAY) Works

 
Suspect solicited various students for a gun. The suspect continued to solicit students for a gun and told some students at the lunch table who he wanted to shoot before shooting himself.

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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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Text a Tip Alerts Police to Students’ Violent Plot

 
At least two months before the planned attack, student 1 publishes violent posts on her social media account. A friend sees that student 1’s Tumblr page is filled with violent images, and confronts her about it….

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