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From reasons people have given for calling in bomb threats across the United States since 2016.

Because a pizzeria in Philadelphia wouldn’t feed the Astros during the World Series
Because a high school held classes during the Astros’ World Series Victory Parade
Because a police officer at an elementary school ticketed a mother in the car line while she was dropping off her child
To get out of appearing in court
To help a girlfriend get out of appearing in court
To free inmates from a county jail
To frame a friend
To frame a spouse so she would be arrested and deported
Because a massage parlor injured a customer
Because a passenger had a vision after eating a weed chocolate bar in an airport
Because a Civil War reenactor was dismissed from his battalion due to “internal conflicts”

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February 2023

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