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 2019

H.E.R.O. Report – May 2019

Army Veteran Saves Children in California Synagogue ShootingStory DetailsJust before noon on April 27th, a 19-year-old gunman armed with an AR-15 assault rifle stormed the Chabad of Poway Synagogue and opened fire on worshipers. Tragically, 60-year-old...

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H.E.R.O. Report – April 2019

H.E.R.O. Report – April 2019

Teachers Shot “Execution Style” During Active Shooter DrillStory DetailsThe Indiana State Teachers Association was outraged last month after several teachers were shot “execution style” with plastic pellets during an active shooter training session at...

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H.E.R.O. Report – March 2019

H.E.R.O. Report – March 2019

Student Superintendent Leads School Safety Reform EffortsStory DetailsWCNC News in Charlotte, NC recently interviewed Eliza Tran, the Student Superintendent at Myers Park High School about her efforts to spur school safety reform in her district. Eliza...

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H.E.R.O. Report – February 2019

H.E.R.O. Report – February 2019

Preparing Parents for Violent Intruders Story Details Last month, Virginia Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg proposed a bill that would require every school in Virginia to give parents a 24-hour warning prior to conducting an active shooter or lockdown drill at their...

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H.E.R.O. Report – January 2019

H.E.R.O. Report – January 2019

Federal School Safety Commission Releases Final Report Story Details On December 18th, the Federal Commission on School Safety released its final report. The commission was created in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to research and...

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H.E.R.O. Report – December 2018

H.E.R.O. Report – December 2018

"We Are the Generation of School Shooters"Story DetailsDuring a recent pilot study at a Southern California high school, our team heard the following quote from a sophomore student during a focus group: “We are the generation of school shooters.” When we...

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