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Amy Bishop · University of Alabama
1986: Police Report on Shooting of Seth Bishop [36 pp, 5.9 Mb]

When Amy Bishop was 21 years old, she shot and killed her brother. The shooting was ruled an accident, though following Bishop's rampage attack in 2010 the earlier case has been re-opened. This document is the police report from the 1986 shooting.

1987: Police Report On Shooting of Seth Bishop [6 pp, 990 Kb]

This report explains the circumstances of Bishop’s killing her brother and the rationale for ruling it an accidental death. 

1993: ATF Letter-Bomb Investigation [131 pp, 37 Mb]

In 1993 Amy Bishop and her husband, James Anderson, were investigated as suspects in a letter bomb that was received by a former employer of Bishop’s. Bishop and Anderson were not charged. This is a large collection of miscellaneous highly-redacted documents related to the investigation. 

Bruco Eastwood · Deer Creek Middle School
Jaylen Fryberg · Marysville-Pilchuk High School
Jaylen Fryberg Investigation [1400 pp, 42 Mb]

This document was released on September 1, 2015. Additional material reportedly will be released pending a court hearing.

Jaylen Fryberg Search Warrant [8 pp, 523 Kb]

Though some pages of this appear in other records, the entire document does not appear to be present elsewhere.

Jaylen Fryberg: Second Release of Documents [249 pp, 11.58 Mb]

This batch of documents contains a significant amount of text messages to and from Jaylen, as well as interviews with people who knew him and other material.

Jaylen Fryberg: Third Release of Documents [15 pp, 976 Kb]

This batch of documents was released on September 28, 2015. 

One Goh · Oikos University
One Goh’s Criminal Charges [11 pp, 1.1 Mb]

This document lists Goh’s legal charges as well as the names of the victims.

Eric Harris / Dylan Klebold · Columbine High School
Dylan Klebold’s Diversion Documents [80 pp, 7.2 Mb]

After Klebold was arrested on January 30, 1998, he participated in a diversion program to keep young, first-time offenders out of the legal system. This document contains his intake paperwork, questionnaires, notes of probation meetings, and assorted forms.

Eric Harris’s Diversion Documents [72 pp, 6.3 Mb]

After Harris was arrested on January 30, 1998, he participated in a diversion program to keep young, first-time offenders out of the legal system. This document contains his intake paperwork, questionnaires, notes of probation meetings, and assorted forms.

FBI Columbine Documents [62 pp, 4 Mb]
JCSO 1997 [10 pp, 588 Kb]

On August 7, 1997, a complaint was made to JCSO regarding Eric Harris. Printouts of his web pages, including his log of ‘Rebel Missions' of mischief and vandalism, are included.

JCSO 1998 [17 pp, 952 Kb]

On March 18, 1998, another complaint was made regarding Eric's bomb-making activities, violent writings, and threat to kill Brooks Brown. Printouts of Eric's web pages are included.

JCSO Affidavit [2 pp, 839 Kb]

In 1998, after the Brown family notified the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) of Eric Harris’s webpages where he documented his bomb-making activity as well as expressed his homicidal urges, an affidavit was written requesting a search warrant to allow law enforcement to search the Harris residence. For some reason, there was no follow through and the search never occurred. 

JCSO Columbine Documents

Following the attack at Columbine, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) took charge of investigating the incident and accumulated approximately 27,000 pages of documents. Most of these have been released to the public and are available below, but there are some gaps in the sequence of documents. These and other materials (such as videos by Harris and Klebold) can be purchased from JCSO. Note: This massive document has been broken into several approximately 1000-page segments, each of which may be downloaded individually. Each segment is about 20 Mb.

Pages 1-1,000
Pages 25,923-26,859

This file of 936 pages (25,923–26,859) contains some of the most important pages in the JCSO material, including the journals of Eric and Dylan, school papers, etc.

James Holmes · Century 16 Cinema
James Holmes Records [24 pp, 784 Kb]

This document includes diagrams of the theatre where the attack occurred, as well as records of Holmes’s transactions on PayPal and eBay.

James Holmes Search Warrants [132 pp, 7.3 Mb]

This document contains ten search warrants, including those for Holmes’s residence, vehicle, computer, and cell phone.

James Holmes Warrantless Arrest Affidavit [7 pp, 347 Kb]

This describes the circumstances of the arrest of Holmes.

Alex Hribal · Franklin Regional High School
Kip Kinkel · Thurston High School
Kip Kinkel’s Confession [20 pp, 115 Kb]

This is a transcript of Kip's confession to Detective Al Warthen shortly after his rampage attack on May 21, 1998.

T.J. Lane · Chardon High School
1997/2002: Thomas Lane, Jr., Arrest Documents [21 pp, 1 Mb]

These documents relate to Mr. Thomas Lane, Jr., the father of T.J. Lane, the school shooter. They are from incidents in 1997 and 2002 and document violent behavior toward women as well as police officers.

2009: T. J. Lane's Arrest

I have found two versions of the report on an incident in which Lane was arrested in 2009. 

2009: Incident Report on T.J. Lane [8 pp, 1 Mb]

Over two years before his school shooting, Lane was arrested along with his half-brother, Adam Nolan. This is essentially the same document as “T.J. Lane Arrest 2009”; the other is more official and has redacted Adam’s name. 

2009: T.J. Lane Arrest [7 pp, 119 Kb]

Over two years before his school shooting, Lane was arrested for assaulting his uncle. This document consists of the police paperwork on the incident. 

2014: T.J. Lane’s Prison Discipline File [23 pp, 1.4 Mb]

This document contains information on Lane’s behavior since being imprisoned after his attack. 

Adam Lanza · Sandy Hook Elementary School
Sandy Hook DESPP Batch 1

Originally released as “CFS 1200704559,” this document from the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection consists of nine “books,” each of which originally comprised many separate files. Each “book” has been combined into a single PDF file. The original file names have been added in searchable form to each page of the new documents, and the associated bookmarks function as a table of contents (we recommend downloading the documents and using the bookmarks pane in your PDF viewer to navigate).

Sandy Hook DESPP Book 1 [690 pp, 135 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 2 [836 pp, 93 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 3 [441 pp, 53 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 4 [774 pp, 68 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 5 [449 pp, 61 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 6 [410 pp, 54 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 7 [453 pp, 46 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 8 [792 pp, 65 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Book 9 [261 pp, 1.2 Mb]
Sandy Hook DESPP Batch 2 [893 pp, 121 Mb]

Originally released as “CFS 1200704597,” these 81 documents from the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection have been combined into a single PDF file. The original file names have been added in searchable form to each page of the document, and the associated bookmarks function as a table of contents (we recommend downloading the document and using the bookmarks pane in your PDF viewer to navigate).

Sandy Hook DESPP Batch 3 [728 pp, 139 Mb]

Originally released as “CFS 1200705354,” these 19 documents from the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection have been combined into a single PDF file. The original file names have been added in searchable form to each page of the document, and the associated bookmarks function as a table of contents (we recommend downloading the document and using the bookmarks pane in your PDF viewer to navigate). The table of contents file has been moved to the front of the stack.

Jared Loughner · Safeway Supermarket
FBI Documents

The following documents were released by the FBI in July, 2014.

FBI Loughner Documents: Part 1 [120 pp, 3.38 Mb]
FBI Loughner Documents: Part 2 [173 pp, 4.9 Mb]
FBI Loughner Documents: Part 3 [179 pp, 5.33 Mb]
FBI Loughner Documents: Part 4 [27 pp, 736 Kb]
FBI Loughner Documents: Part 5 [10 pp, 285 Kb]
FBI Loughner Documents: Part 6 [78 pp, 2.85 Mb]
FBI Loughner Documents: Part 7 [96 pp, 3.63 Mb]
Loughner Attack Timeline [2 pp, 91 Kb]

This document lists the sequence of events leading up to Loughner’s shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others.

Loughner Interview Transcripts [43 pp, 1.46 Mb]

This document contains the transcripts of interviews with Loughner’s father (Randy Loughner), his mother (Amy Loughner), the transport of Loughner from one facility to another, and with a Walmart employee who interacted with Loughner prior to the attack.

Loughner Search Warrant [59 pp, 3.2 Mb]
Myron May · Florida State University
Florida State University Shooting: Police Report [103 pp, 6 Mb]

This document includes the details of the law enforcement response to the incident, as well as copies of writings by May (these appear multiple times in the document).

Myron May Police Report: October 7, 2014 [3 pp, 147 Kb]

This is a report on a call by May’s former girlfriend who expressed concern regarding his psychological condition after he showed up at her home and seemed incoherent and paranoid.

Myron May Police Report: September 7, 2014 [2 pp, 132 Kb]

This report documents May’s complaint to the Las Cruces police that he was hearing voices in his apartment and believed he was under surveillance.

Stephen Morgan · Wesleyan University
Duane Morrison · Platte Canyon High School
Jared Padgett · Reynolds High School
Jared Padgett Family Interviews [31 pp, 2.2 Mb]

This highly redacted document contains transcripts of interviews that focus on the family’s firearms.

Padgett Search Warrant [44 pp, 2.12 Mb]
Karl Pierson · Arapahoe High School
Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office: Karl Pierson Documents

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) released over two thousand pages of documents. The following files contain this material. The material is presented in order of the ACSO’s pagination.

ACSO, pages 1–179: Search Warrants [179 pp, 4 Mb]
Jose Reyes · Sparks Middle School
Jose Reyes: Police Report [1298 pp, 79 MB]

This collection of material includes many pages of police paperwork documenting their response to the attack. It also includes interviews with family and friends and remains the single best source of information regarding Reyes that I have found.

Elliot Rodger · University of California at Santa Barbara
Elliot Rodger Police Report [5 pp, 517 Kb]

On July 21, 2013, Rodger was involved in a violent incident with college students. He was injured and made a report to the police.

Jonathan Rowan · University of Washington: 2007
Rebecca Griego PFA [14 pp, 336 Kb]

Jonathan Rowan was obsessed with Rebecca Griego. She got a Protection from Abuse (PFA) order against him. His harassment culminated in his murdering her. 

Brenda Spencer · Cleveland Elementary School [Spencer]
Jiverly Wong · American Civic Association
Jiverly Wong Additional Police Documents [24 pp, 2 Mb]

These documents include a timeline of Wong’s life and details regarding Wong’s possessions that were found after the attack.

Jiverly Wong Work Documents [44 pp, 2.15 Mb]

This is a collection of documents apparently gathered by police after Wong’s attack. They include employment related forms, work history, involvement with the American Civic Association, a resume, and other materials.

Jiverly Wong’s Immigration and Naturalization Forms [11 pp, 354 Kb]

This paperwork does not contain much information, but includes Wong’s date of birth, his statement that he never served in the military, and a few other facts. He completed it using his original name of Linh Phat Voong.

Police Investigation of Jiverly Wong [47 pp, 1.61 Mb]

This document includes law enforcement interviews with people who knew Wong. It also notes the dates of his marriage and divorce, as well as someone’s report that Wong said he had a child.

John Zawahri · Santa Monica College
Haiyang Zhu · Virginia Tech: 2009
Haiyang Zhu Search Warrant [4 pp, 1.64 Mb]