In an age where school shootings are coming commonplace, something like a student skipping class could trigger a school to go into lockdown.
Still dealing with the Thursday’s mass shooting at Saugus High School, the Santa Clarita Valley Station detectives and school resource deputies are having to also investigate “multiple false threats against local schools.”
All classes and activities for the Benton Community School District in Iowa have been cancelled through Sunday while the FBI and local enforcement investigate a potential threat.
Lone Star High School in Frisco, Texas went on lockdown Wednesday morning after it was reported that 17-year-old Gavin Frederick Golden had brought a gun onto a school bus.
Between a snow storm and a bomb threat made against Stockbridge Junior/Senior High School in Michigan on Monday, students were evacuated from the campus that morning.
Cal State LA had to increase security at its library after somebody made a threat to shoot it up.
A high school student fabricated a story about a classmate having a gun and threatening to shoot up the school, police said.
Police in a Detroit suburb are seeking criminal charges against students suspected of making masked threats against a Catholic high school on social media.
In response to a classroom shooting in the spring, UNC Charlotte will add security measures that include equipping non-locking classrooms with kits to secure doors, the school’s chancellor said in a statement released Friday.
Multiple students responsible for spreading “falsified, and in some cases doctored,” social media posts referencing a threat to North Cobb High School this week have been identified and will face criminal charges.