De-escalation

Read: How a Law Enforcement Officer’s Communication Skills Can Build Trust and Safety on Campuses

How a Law Enforcement Officer’s Communication Skills Can Build Trust and Safety on Campuses

Citizen complaints against police often don’t center on use of force or false arrest, but around discourtesy, language, and how people felt they were treated by officers.

Read: How VCU Police Decreased Use-of-Force Incidents by 84%

How VCU Police Decreased Use-of-Force Incidents by 84%

After reviewing cases from the previous academic year, VCU police found the department had its lowest use-of-force rate in 10 years.

Read: New Study Shows Nurses Experiencing Increased Rates of Workplace Violence

New Study Shows Nurses Experiencing Increased Rates of Workplace Violence

More than eight in 10 nurses have experienced at least one type of workplace violence within the past year.

Read: Pennsylvania: School Safety Monitor, Teacher Get Into Fight at John Harris High School

Pennsylvania: School Safety Monitor, Teacher Get Into Fight at John Harris High School

A disagreement between the teacher and school safety monitor escalated to a physical altercation in front of students in a classroom.

Read: Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Thomas Leone

Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Thomas Leone

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospital’s ED.

Read: Tabletop Exercise: Loud Voices, Smell of Alcohol Coming from Main Office

Tabletop Exercise: Loud Voices, Smell of Alcohol Coming from Main Office

In this real-life incident, the school secretary was in her first year and had not received de-escalation training. Here’s how it played out.

Read: Appoquinimink School District’s Integrated Approach to Mental Health, School Safety

Appoquinimink School District’s Integrated Approach to Mental Health, School Safety

A school safety practitioner shares insights into her district’s five-year strategic plan for nurturing the holistic well-being of students.

Read: What to Look for in a Self-Defense Class

What to Look for in a Self-Defense Class

If you are considering taking a self-defense class or having someone teach it at your workplace, here are nine components to look for in a program.

Read: 3 Self-Defense Strategies Everyone Should Know

3 Self-Defense Strategies Everyone Should Know

While many self-defense classes largely focus on physical techniques, learning how to avoid or stop a potential altercation before it turns physical is just as crucial.

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