February 18, 2019

Solving the Problem of Kids Being Murdered at School

The issue that we face is that we all want to prevent any kids from being murdered while at school. We all say that but the divide is so polarizing as to think that it is impossible. But this post is to give you a bit of information on what does work, contrary to what […]

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February 12, 2019

Who is the biggest threat to your company, right now?

That actual  answer may surprise you. Everyday employees and security officers, who haven’t been adequately trained, will say that the biggest threat comes from something outside the business: Fraud, theft, violence, and etc. To most security practitioners and some C-suite executives, and more every day (thank goodness…finally), the threat is known to come from both […]

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February 8, 2019

Expect the best and prepare for the worst

Americans have been raised to see things on the bright side. And throughout our history it has saved us from many a dark & stormy night; the un-Civil War, WWI, the depression, WWII, Watergate, and the election of Presidents who threaten national security (doesn’t matter which party…pick one depending on your political persuasion). Our parents, […]

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February 5, 2019

Combatting an active shooter when disabled – Part 4

NOTE: these posts will focus primarily on those that are blind, because that is my experience, However, the material applies to everyone who is disabled or handicapped. I will use the initials of B/VI to indicate blind or visually impaired. This information is absolutely vital for any employer/manager who wishes to keep their employees safe […]

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January 18, 2019

Engaging employees during training

Probably the hardest thing to accomplish in any training session, no matter the material being presented is keeping the audience engaged and interested. Especially true if they believe they don’t need the training or the presenter is dull and boring, and they soon forget as much as 95% after one week. If they are disinterested […]

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January 14, 2019

Combatting an active shooter when disabled – Part 2

NOTE: these posts will focus primarily on those that are blind, because that is my experience, However, the material applies to everyone who is disabled or handicapped. I will use the initials of B/VI to indicate blind or visually impaired. This information is absolutely vital for any employer/manager who wishes to keep their employees safe […]

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January 10, 2019

ignorance is bliss…or is it?

Every perpetrator of violence…anywhere, forewarned their intent by showing warning signs, which are virtually the same, no matter where the violence occurs, for a long time, sometimes years. Yet, no one takes them seriously. Instead of acting upon them, they make a conscious decision to ignore them. The results of their ignorance of the signs […]

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January 8, 2019

Combatting an active shooter when disabled – Part 1

NOTE: these posts will focus primarily on those that are blind, because that is my experience, However, the material applies to everyone who is disabled or handicapped. I will use the initials of B/VI to indicate blind or visually impaired. This information is absolutely vital for any employer/manager who wishes to keep their employees safe […]

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January 3, 2019

Yearend review of WPV/SV numbers

Below are the statistics that I collected in 2018 for workplace and school violence (WPV/SV). If you are interested enough to fact check my numbers you will also find that some of the recorded incidents are not reflected in the state numbers. With more than 2,250 schools the target of threats and other violence, I […]

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