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Preventing School Shootings is Everybody's Business

Earlier this week, we reported on two separate incidents in which police in California arrested four teens—three in the first case, one in the second—possibly preventing two school shootings. You want to know another great way to prevent active killers in schools? Stop glorifying those atrocities and the sick murderers who commit them.

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California Police Thwart Possible School Shooting, Arrest 3 Teens

Officers with the Desert Hot Springs (CA) Police Department arrested three 14-year-old teenagers—two boys and a girl—on Sunday after "troubling social media posts" were reported to the police by a Desert Hot Springs Unified School District staffer.

California Police Arrest Teen Who Threatened to "Shoot Up a School"

Officers with the Fresno (CA) Police Department arrested a 16-year-old who reportedly threatened in a post on social media to "shoot up" his high school.

Illinois Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Plotted Mass Shooting

The Pittsfield (IL) Police Department said in a statement on Wednesday that on Monday officers arrested a man who allegedly made threats on social media that he planned to shoot and kill students in the Pikeland School District.

Police Thwart 3 Separate but Unrelated Mass Shooting Plots in 2 Days

Police in Connecticut, Florida, and Ohio arrested three men in the span of two days, potentially preventing three separate but unrelated mass shooting plots.

Everbridge Announces Acquisition of NC4

Everbridge, Inc., a global leader in critical event management (CEM) and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced the acquisition of NC4, a leading global provider of threat intelligence solutions that empower businesses, government organizations, and communities to assess and disseminate risk data and information to manage and mitigate the impact of critical events.

2 Louisiana Officers Fired Over Facebook Post Suggesting AOC be "Shot"

One officer who posted to Facebook that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "needs a round… and I don't mean the kind she used to serve" and another officer who "liked" the post have been fired from the Gretna Police Department for violating the agency's social media policy.

Dave Smith: The Great Badge Eating Monster

In today's political climate, one action or comment others don't like could cost you your job.

Georgia Man Arrested for Threats Against Cops Posted to Social Media

Powder Springs PD spokesman Dwayne Prosser said that the investigation began over the weekend when police from Manchester, NH, alerted Powder Springs police to threatening Facebook posts.

Threats Lead Louisville Police to Send 2 Officers to Calls

Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad said police have received a number of threats on social media.