Bomb Threats

Read: School Swatting: Why Its So Dangerous and How to Combat It

School Swatting: Why Its So Dangerous and How to Combat It

A police chief breaks down the dangers of swatting, how it impacts communities, and lessons he’s learned from responding to false threats.

Read: 2022 Trends That Will Impact Campus Security in 2023 and Beyond

2022 Trends That Will Impact Campus Security in 2023 and Beyond

Here are a few of the troubling trends that will most likely continue to affect education and healthcare security for the foreseeable future, as well as some links that can help you address these challenges.

Read: 4 Threats Made Against Tufts University in Less Than a Week

4 Threats Made Against Tufts University in Less Than a Week

At least two of the threats were emailed to Tuft’s diversity department and several media organizations.

Read: FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

However, other threats against HBCUs, other colleges, more than 100 high schools, and two junior high schools are still being investigated.

Read: Student Arrested for Bomb Threat at Coatesville Area Senior High School

Student Arrested for Bomb Threat at Coatesville Area Senior High School

Since Sept. 29, 14 threats of violence have been made against the school, causing lockdowns, evacuations, and canceled classes.

Read: 3 Groups Call for DOJ to Investigate Threats, Attacks on Transgender Medical Care Providers

3 Groups Call for DOJ to Investigate Threats, Attacks on Transgender Medical Care Providers

Attacks have not only made it difficult and dangerous to provide transgender care, they have disrupted many other services.

Read: Woman Charged with Bomb Threat Against Boston Children’s Hospital

Woman Charged with Bomb Threat Against Boston Children’s Hospital

The bomb threat came shortly after a harassment campaign by far-right activists over the hospital’s transgender medical procedures.

Read: U.S. Dept. of Ed Awards Project SERV Grants to Tougaloo College and Fayetteville State University

U.S. Dept. of Ed Awards Project SERV Grants to Tougaloo College and Fayetteville State University

The HBCUs, which recently were targeted with bomb threats, will use the grants to support student trauma recovery and increase campus security.

Read: Protect Your Campus: How You Can Help Recognize and Report Suspicious Activity

Protect Your Campus: How You Can Help Recognize and Report Suspicious Activity

Partner with DHS’ “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign to raise awareness of signs of suspicious activity on your campus.

Read: Howard University Receives 3 Bomb Threats in 2 Weeks

Howard University Receives 3 Bomb Threats in 2 Weeks

So far in 2022, Howard University has received eight bomb threats. Many other HBCUs were targeted earlier this year as well.

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