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Read: Whittier Hospital Locked Down When Man Shoots Himself in Parking Lot

Whittier Hospital Locked Down When Man Shoots Himself in Parking Lot

The patient who shot himself had been admitted to the hospital that day for a psychiatric evaluation for depression issues.

Read: Protesters Tear Down ‘Silent Sam’ Statue at UNC-Chapel Hill

Protesters Tear Down ‘Silent Sam’ Statue at UNC-Chapel Hill

Protesters used ropes to tear down the Confederate statue that many say represents white supremacy; one person was arrested.

Read: With Campus Security Officers, You Get What You Pay For

With Campus Security Officers, You Get What You Pay For

Wages for nonsworn campus security officers have not kept up with inflation over the past three years and could have disastrous consequences for hospitals, schools and universities.

Read: Northern Virginia Community College Takes the Lip Sync Challenge

Northern Virginia Community College Takes the Lip Sync Challenge

NOVA OEMS and PD’s lip sync challenge video shows students, faculty and staff how they can be ‘Stayin’ Alive’ during an emergency.

Read: 11 Bizarre Objects Discovered by Airport Security

11 Bizarre Objects Discovered by Airport Security

People pack weird things in their luggage. From covert stun guns to smuggled snakes, here are some of the strangest things found by TSA.

Read: How to Empower Your Campus Community to Support First Responders

How to Empower Your Campus Community to Support First Responders

Here’s how Northern Virginia Community College improved safety and decreased campus crime by adopting an approach that includes a wide range of community stakeholders.

Read: Drone Use by Public Safety Agencies Increased 85 Percent Last Year

Drone Use by Public Safety Agencies Increased 85 Percent Last Year

The number of public safety agencies with drones has more than doubled since the end of 2016, according to data collected by the Center for the Study of the Drone at New York’s Bard College.

Read: Portland State University Hit-and-Run Leaves 3 Hospitalized

Portland State University Hit-and-Run Leaves 3 Hospitalized

Police say the suspect, who allegedly suffers from delusions and is suicidal, intentionally drove his vehicle into the three women and attempted to run down other pedestrians.

Read: DHS Announces 2018 Preparedness Grant Opportunities

DHS Announces 2018 Preparedness Grant Opportunities

The preparedness grants, aimed to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing and responding to emergencies, total over $1.6 billion.

Read: U.S. Surgeon General: More Americans Should Carry Narcan

U.S. Surgeon General: More Americans Should Carry Narcan

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams called on at-risk Americans or those who know someone at-risk for an opioid overdose to carry Narcan.

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