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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 Bullied, socially isolated, psychological issues, and withdrawn into a fantasy video game world where he can feel “powerful” to compensate for perceived inadequacies.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

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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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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Workplace Active Shooter Suicide

Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, there has been another workplace active shooter incident. This time it was a workplace active shooter. According to CNN, Arthur Douglas Harmon shot three people in an office building near Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday. Reading through the stories, it looks like Harmon went in to some type of mediation meeting Wednesday morning […]

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School Labels Kindergarten Girl as Possible Active Shooter / Terrorist

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Little girl is a potential active shooter? I ran across an article that tells of a little girl, in Kindergarten, who was suspended from school and ordered to have a psychiatric evaluation for making a terrorist threat and being a suspected active shooter. Of course the article caught my attention. What happened here is that […]

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