Don’t Let Your Phone System Bring Down Your Emergency Plan

Technology constantly changes, but change doesn’t always mean for the better. I often wonder if tech designers ever get out in the field and hear feedback from their clients. Or even better, do they ever work in the field and have to use their own equipment? Sometimes what seems like a great idea in concept Read more about Don’t Let Your Phone System Bring Down Your Emergency Plan[…]

Emergency Water in Your Emergency Bin

Emergency Water – How often should you refresh your water?

When was the last time you went into your emergency bin? There’s a good chance it was during last year’s Great ShakeOut. Understandably, you had much more on your mind during the annual earthquake drill than the quality of your emergency supplies. So, you may not have noticed your emergency water is expired. Our clients Read more about Emergency Water – How often should you refresh your water?[…]

Complete leadership failure in safety

Recently, my staff and I have been evaluating some of the toughest schools in California.  When I say tough, I mean dangerous – drugs, guns, knives, and lots of fighting.  In some ways, it reminds me of my days working for the Feds inside America’s Heartland’s jails and prisons.  That’s a shame and another topic Read more about Complete leadership failure in safety[…]

Is your security team prepared to handle anything?

I hate to admit this, but most public agency security teams are ill-prepared to handle their day to day tasks.  From subpar fitness to lack of desire, to lack of policies create more risk thru a false of sense of security for staff and students. The topic of health and fitness is touchy, to say Read more about Is your security team prepared to handle anything?[…]