Incident Response


los angeles

Cal State LA Receives Two Threats In the Span of a Week

Cal State LA had to increase security at its library after somebody made a threat to shoot it up.

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South Carolina Student Arrested After Fabricating School Threat

A high school student fabricated a story about a classmate having a gun and threatening to shoot up the school, police said.

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Catholic Students Accused of Making Threats While Wearing V for Vendetta Masks

Police in a Detroit suburb are seeking criminal charges against students suspected of making masked threats against a Catholic high school on social media.

UNCC

UNCC to Secure All Non-locking Classrooms Following Spring Shooting

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.

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Several Georgia High School Students Face Criminal Charges After Distributing False Threats

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.

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San Bernardino City Unified School District's Computer Network Crippled by Ransomware Attack

Hackers infected servers used by the San Bernardino City Unified School District with ransomware, making it one of the latest school districts to be targeted.

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Snapchat Threat Causes Parents to Keep Children at Home

A threatening snap sent out over the weekend to high school students has parents uneasy about sending their children to the Virginia high school.

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App Uses Voice Commands to Video Record Emergency Situations in Classrooms

The app, Covert Alert, uses voice-activated phrases to send the user’s exact location to five contacts and begins a live audio recording of what’s going on around you.



Duncanville

Texas High School Increases Security Following Social Media Threat

Duncanville High School enhanced its security measures on Monday after two students were put in police custody for making a threat against the school on Sunday.

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Ohio Man Makes False Bomb Threats to Divert Police From His Plan to Rob a Bank

An Ohio man left a note in a restaurant that warned of an active shooter and multiple bombs at two high schools. However, it was just a ploy to divert police officers' attention from his plans to rob a bank.

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