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Active Shooter Prevention

Munich Shooter Analysis

Analysis of the Munich Shooter This Munich shooter has a profile very reminiscent of a school shooter. Bullied, socially isolated, psychological issues, and withdrawn into a fantasy video game world where he can feel “powerful” to compensate for perceived inadequacies. Another common theme in the Munich shooter profile is that he planned the attack for […]

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Alarms Won’t Stop an Active Shooter

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Smoke Alarms Don’t Extinguish Fires and Gunfire Alarms Won’t Stop an Active Shooter Recently, a Massachusetts school made headlines by installing an active shooter detection system.  The system, which is similar to others that have been used by the military, detects the noise and flash of gunfire through smoke alarm-sized sensors installed throughout the building […]

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Active Shooter Training Considerations

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Active Shooter Training Drills Should be Carefully Planned The science of training is well documented. One of the most basic rules of training teaches that if the goal is to teach an employee what to do in a certain situation, then you can teach the desired behavior by: Breaking the task into steps, or small, […]

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CEO Shot! The Case for Executive Security

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The Case for Executive Security During Times of High Risk Last Friday, August 1, 2014 CEO Steven LaVoie of Arrowstream honored a request for a private meeting from an recently demoted employee. The employee, Tony DeFrances, was also an old friend so there was little cause for concern in the CEO’s mind. Unfortunately, instead of […]

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4 Types of Workplace Violence

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Understanding Workplace Violence For some, the key to preventing workplace violence is understanding. According to a 2004 FBI Report, there are four types of workplace violence: 4 Kinds of Workplace Violence Random acts by criminals This kind of can best be illustrated by the late night convenience store robbery. We’re all familiar with the late […]

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Employees Can Help Prevent Workplace Violence

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Here is a method that is helping employers to prevent workplace violence In today’s world, one thing that has become more and more talked about is workplace safety. It used to be that workplace safety was more or less along the lines of preventing falls and injuries at work, and also preventing illnesses at work. […]

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Survive an Active Shooter!

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5 Things That Will Help You Survive an Active Shooter Incident Many people are familiar with the run, hide, fight method to survive an active shooter that was created by the Department of Homeland Security. If not, here is a link to a YouTube video made on the subject. If they’ve watched the video and/or […]

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Hostile Termination Security – Part I

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I was brought in as a hostile termination security consultant. The owner of the company was an old friend who used to be in the security business and had recently gone into manufacturing. His company was relatively new and in a very crucial setup stage. They had taken numerous pre-paid orders and, due to the […]

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