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Read: Dealing with Difficult People: 10 Tips for Defusing Toxic Situations

Dealing with Difficult People: 10 Tips for Defusing Toxic Situations

Empathy, keeping your ego under control and knowing when to be quiet are just a few of the ways campus police and security officers can improve interactions with members of their campus community and keep arrests or citations from escalating into violence.

Read: 7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed That You Should Know

7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed That You Should Know

The ability to tell if a person is carrying a concealed gun, knife or other weapon could save a life. Here are seven signs you should know.

Read: 9 Tips for More Effective School Lockdowns

9 Tips for More Effective School Lockdowns

Keeping doors locked, avoiding codes and having reverse evacuation protocols will help to ensure your lockdowns are implemented quickly.

Read: Will Your Generator Hold Up During an Emergency?

Will Your Generator Hold Up During an Emergency?

Backup power is critical to the continued operation of campuses during an emergency. Testing and proper location will ensure your generators will work when you need them.

Read: 6 Ways to Get Your Emergency Notifications Noticed

6 Ways to Get Your Emergency Notifications Noticed

Personal interaction will encourage your campus community to pay attention and act on your emergency notifications about a crisis.

Read: Q and A With Student Suicide Prevention Expert

Q and A With Student Suicide Prevention Expert

Recognizing the warning signs of suicide and intervening appropriately can help save student lives.

Read: How to Identify Nonverbal Indicators of Violence

How to Identify Nonverbal Indicators of Violence

Keeping an eye out for these types of actions and stopping a student before a situation escalates will enable school staff to maintain a safe environment.

Read: The Sexual Assault Statistics Everyone Should Know

The Sexual Assault Statistics Everyone Should Know

These important sexual assault statistics can help your institution make informed decisions when developing policies to protect your campus community.

Read: Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Healthcare facility security departments, along with clinicians, local law enforcement and the community at large must work together to serve this challenging population, while keeping patients, staff, visitors and the public safe.

Read: Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

On the Safe Side Toolkit is a free hospital security planning resource designed to help healthcare organizations manage security and public health emergencies.

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