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 – October 2018

High School Cafeteria Worker Arrested for Threatening Shooting Story Details On September 4th, police in Connecticut arrested a 69-year-old high school cafeteria worker after the man was overheard threatening to attack the school with a rifle. The suspect...

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H.E.R.O. Report – September 2018

Report Indicates Parkland Shooter was Denied Services Story Details Earlier this month, a Florida judge ordered the release of a report about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter. This report, which was prepared by an independent consultant on...

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H.E.R.O. Report – August 2018

1 In 3 Parents Fear Sending Kids to School Story Details In a poll released on July 17th, PDK International reported a third of parents surveyed feared for their children’s safety at school. This statistic has tripled – from 12% to 34% - since the last similar poll...

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H.E.R.O. Report – July 2018

FBI Releases New Active Shooter Report Full Report This month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released Phase II of a study intended to identify pre-attack behaviors of active shooters in the United States. The findings of this study confirmed many of the...

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H.E.R.O. Report – June 2018

8 Students, 2 Teachers Killed at Texas High School Story Details On 5/18/2018, another horrific shooting occurred at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. At approximately 7:45 a.m., the shooter entered the art complex of the high school, which was a separate...

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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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