The H.E.R.O. Report

The H.E.R.O. Report is a monthly newsletter that summarizes critical incidents, safety ideas, and issues pertaining to child safety.  The information provided is not intended to sensationalize school violence but rather is intended to analyze trends and stimulate thought.

H.E.R.O. Report – May 2018

High School Senior Saves Lives by Reporting Threat Story Details In Hernando County, Florida, a brave high school senior notified her teacher about a disturbing text message from an old friend. In the message, the suspect mentioned he wanted to make another student...

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H.E.R.O. Report – April 2018

Two Students Shot At Maryland High School Story Details On March 20th, a 17-year-old male student shot his 16-year-old ex-girlfriend after classes were dismissed at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland. The suspect also shot another 14-year-old male student...

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H.E.R.O. Report – March 2018

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting Story Details On February 14th, 2018, a 19-year-old former student entered a three-story building at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and opened fire on students and teachers with an AR-15 assault rifle.  The shooter...

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H.E.R.O. Report – February 2018

16 Students Shot at Kentucky High School Story Details Shortly before 8 a.m. on January 23rd, a 15-year-old male student entered the common area of Marshall County High School and opened fire on his classmates with a handgun.  In total, 16 students were shot, and...

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H.E.R.O. Report – January 2018

Teacher Barricades Classroom and Saves Students Story Details A lone male shooter attacked Aztec High School in northwest New Mexico on December 17th, 2017.  The shooter, a 21-year-old former student, disguised himself as a student and hid in a bathroom until classes...

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H.E.R.O. Report – December 2017

Students HIDE to Survive Story Details A 44-year-old gunman went on a shooting rampage on November 14th in Rancho Tehama, California.  The suspect was armed with multiple firearms, including pistols and rifles loaded with high-capacity magazines.  The suspect’s...

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