Should School Resource Officers Have Rifles Stored on Campus?

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you. The number of school shooter incidents is rising every year. Local law enforcement and school officials are considering new and innovative approaches to grapple with these serious events. One approach they are trying is Read more about Should School Resource Officers Have Rifles Stored on Campus?[…]

Don’t Change Run, Hide, Fight

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you.     There has been a recent discussion about whether Run, Hide, Fight is outdated. We’re here to assure you it is not. Run, Hide, Fight is the standard FBI protocol established as the Read more about Don’t Change Run, Hide, Fight[…]

SB 906 And Its Potential Impact On Schools

  California is taking proactive measures to protect school sites from potential acts of homicidal violence. The Legislature passed SB 906 last year, and Gov. Newsom signed it into law in July 2022. This groundbreaking legislation aims to ensure the safety of students by mandating reporting of homicidal threats made by students in grades 6 Read more about SB 906 And Its Potential Impact On Schools[…]

What does RUST teach us about safety

The ongoing saga of the tragic production of the movie Rust recently took another step. On January 19, New Mexico state prosecutors leveled criminal charges in the on-set accidental shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Actor and producer Alec Baldwin and armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed each received two counts of involuntary manslaughter. This is just the Read more about What does RUST teach us about safety[…]

Lunar New Year Mass Shooting

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you. It was a horrific weekend in California, with no less than three separate active shooter incidents across three days. The first shooting struck the predominantly Asian-American community of Monterey Park as they celebrated the Read more about Lunar New Year Mass Shooting[…]

Old technology is the key to increasing cover against active shooters

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you. It is easy to fall in love with new technology. A fancy gadget might provide some new capability you have never had before. An upgraded app or model could allow you to work faster. Read more about Old technology is the key to increasing cover against active shooters[…]

Don’t ever do this during an active shooter drill

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you.   Active shooter events are, by nature, loud, violent, and traumatic experiences. It makes sense then that some trainers look to duplicate that in their active shooter drills. They believe that making the training Read more about Don’t ever do this during an active shooter drill[…]

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Active Shooters – How to deal with stranded students

Dealing with an active shooter event feels undeniably horrifying. Knowing that a student is out there all alone creates an overwhelming sense of darkness descending. As bad as that is, emergency responders, administrators, and risk managers must be prepared to teach, train, and deal with this scenario. Active shooter events are, by their nature, extremely Read more about Active Shooters – How to deal with stranded students[…]

School Mascots the cause of school shootings

Every school has a mascot, some better than others.  In 2018, I visited approximately 2000 different schools.  While the city and the district changed, many mascots remained a constant.  Spartans, indians, eagles, knights, pumas, and as you guessed copies of MLB and NFL logos.  A little creativity could go a long way here. At any Read more about School Mascots the cause of school shootings[…]