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Read: Recruiting and Retaining Campus Security Officers During the ‘Great Resignation’

Recruiting and Retaining Campus Security Officers During the ‘Great Resignation’

Appropriate wages and training are just some of the ways hospitals, schools, and universities can attract and keep security officers.

Research

Read: Threat Assessments: The Sandy Hook Commemoration and What We’ve Learned

Threat Assessments: The Sandy Hook Commemoration and What We’ve Learned

Time and time again, studies have shown that behavioral characteristics are key to determining if a student may become violent.

Resources

Read: School Swatting: Why Its So Dangerous and How to Combat It

School Swatting: Why Its So Dangerous and How to Combat It

A police chief breaks down the dangers of swatting, how it impacts communities, and lessons he’s learned from responding to false threats.

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Read: Stopping an Active Threat at the Door

Stopping an Active Threat at the Door

Cameras, alarms, and access controls are vitally important, but a physical barrier to entry is essential to saving lives in the first minutes of an incident.

Read: UPDATE: Richneck School Officials Downplayed Several Warnings About 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

UPDATE: Richneck School Officials Downplayed Several Warnings About 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

Previous incidents by the boy allegedly included threats to light a teacher on fire, throwing furniture, and barricading a classroom.

Read: Support for AAPI Community Following Targeted Mass Shootings

Support for AAPI Community Following Targeted Mass Shootings

Please take the time to check in with these individuals, support them, and provide resources as needed.

Read: Wife Fatally Shoots Terminally Ill Husband in Florida Hospital

Wife Fatally Shoots Terminally Ill Husband in Florida Hospital

The woman told police that three weeks ago she and her husband made a suicide pact that they would carry out if his condition deteriorated.

Read: 2 Students Dead, 1 Staff Member Injured in Des Moines School Shooting

2 Students Dead, 1 Staff Member Injured in Des Moines School Shooting

Authorities say the school shooting was targeted, stemming from an ongoing gang dispute.

Read: Study Finds 71 Percent of LGBTQ+ Youth Say Restrictive State Laws Negatively Impact Their Mental Health

Study Finds 71 Percent of LGBTQ+ Youth Say Restrictive State Laws Negatively Impact Their Mental Health

Additionally, many LGBTQ+ youth say the new policies or debates have resulted in them being bullied, harassed, and/or assaulted.

Read: Joplin Tornado Survivor to Deliver Keynote at the 2023 Campus Safety Conferences

Joplin Tornado Survivor to Deliver Keynote at the 2023 Campus Safety Conferences

Dr. C.J. Huff, retired superintendent for the Joplin, Missouri School District, will share at this summer’s CSCs his recovery and leadership journey following the May 22, 2011 tornado that destroyed much of his district.

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