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Please join the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) for the release of our latest study, Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools. This study examines 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools and highlights the importance of proactive reporting and intervention.

This free virtual event will feature presentations from NTAC researchers and special guest speakers. Space is limited, so please register today.

All who register below will receive a Microsoft Teams event link, via email, prior to the event date.

Event date: March 30, 2021
Event time: 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET



12:00 pm – 12:15 pm    
Welcoming Remarks

12:15 pm – 12:55 pm    
An Overview of U.S. Secret Service Research on School Violence, National Threat Assessment Center 

12:55 pm – 1:55 pm    
Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools, National Threat Assessment Center

1:55 pm – 2:25 pm    
Averting Targeted School Violence – A Case Study, National Threat Assessment Center

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm    
The Averted School Violence (ASV) Project, Director Dr. Frank Straub, National Police Foundation, Center for Mass Violence Response Studies 

2:50 pm – 3:10 pm    
The Role of the School Resource Officer (SRO), Executive Director Mo Canady, National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO)

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm    
How Recognizing Red Flags Averted a School Shooting, Molly Hudgens, Congressional Medal of Honor Citizen Honors Recipient 



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This bulletin is the result of collaboration and cooperation from a variety of Shield programs and public safety orientated officials.  Special thanks to the following partners.

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