News about school shooting threats makes headlines recently. A student from Vanden High School, Northern California was arrested after posting a photo with a rifle on his hand pointing and threatening people around.
A concerned student parent was alerted about the news and immediately posted about it, alerting the Fairfield Police. Authorities said that social media and online communication help them identify potential threats. As a result, they encourage schools and parents work closely in looking over students’ social media posts. They ask schools to have a personnel assigned just to monitor students over social media on a daily basis.