Iowa mom arrested for post threatening shooting at son’s school

Schools need to be aware of and monitor their facilities, but this story shows that it also serves them well to monitor Facebook and other forms of social media.

(Reuters) – An Iowa mother is facing criminal charges for a message posted on Facebook that threatened a school shooting in retaliation for bullying against her 15-year-old son. Teri Pallat, 39, of Council Bluffs, Iowa was arrested on Monday and charged with making a “terroristic threat” and harassment for allegedly warning school administrators that they would be to blame if her son shot up Lewis Central High School, where he was a sophomore.

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