Community for Cops
Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

School Violence

Video: NC Campus Chief Credits Training for Quick Shooting Response

Chief Jeff Baker says that the speedy and successful response to the shooting on campus on Tuesday was the direct result of significant training his agency has conducted in recent years to deal with such threats.

Read more

Student Wanted to Shoot Ex-Girlfriend, Others at School—Nobody Hurt in Incident

A student at a New Mexico high school said in a note that he wanted to shoot his ex-girlfriend and others at the Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho on Valentine's Day.

Off-Duty Officer Takes Action on Teen's School Threat in Online Video Game

An off-duty officer with the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department was playing an online video game when he heard another player make a threat against a school.

Trump's School Safety Commission Favors Arming Teachers

President Donald Trump's school safety commission—a panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos—said that the decision to arm teachers to respond to potential active shooters should be left to state and local authorities, not the Federal government.

Teen Gunman Exchanges Gunfire with Police, Kills Self at Indiana School

A teenage gunman at a middle school in Richmond, IN, reportedly opened fire on police outside the school before killing himself.

Florida Police Reportedly Prevent Pre-Teen Girls' "Satan-Worship" School Attack

Two young girls—ages 11 and 12—who attend Bartow Middle School were arrested Tuesday on charges that they planned to conduct a stabbing attack at the school.

Teen Suspect Who Threatened 2 Virginia Schools is Arrested

The Manassas (VA) Police department said in a statement that the agency received information about a threat to Manassas City Schools on October 21, 2018.

SRO Bailout Bag Essentials

Are you ready for an active shooter call? SRO Rich Portwood takes you through his recommendations for what you need in your bailout bag.

Teen Drawn to ISIS Brought Homemade Bomb to Utah School, Police Say

The teen was arrested and booked into a detention center on charges of manufacture, possession, sale, use or attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

School Shootings: Time to Show Some Muscle

Deterrence is not just a matter of having sworn officers in the schools; it's having the right officer, with the right equipment, and the right training.