Since 9/11, terrorism and its affect on the healthcare environment are always-present factors in disaster planning. Recognizing the characteristics of suicide bombers, their possible motivations and behavior indicators, and acting on that information can reduce the likelihood of an attack occurring at your medical facility.
Hospital, university and school security professionals can’t afford to just have good disaster response plans when weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) are involved. Understanding the various types that could be used, the kinds of risks a site could face and the appropriate preventive measures available can help campuses ward off an attack.
In an exclusive Campus Safety interview, former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Tom Ridge provides a high-level view of national security from the federal government down to local school, university and hospital campuses. The ex-Pennsylvania governor discusses his legacy and the future of DHS, as well as how security technology and personnel must work in concert to protect America.
In this webinar, attendees will learn the observable behaviors people exhibit as they head down a path of violence so we can help prevent the preventable.
This discussion will help participants analyze, understand, and assess their own program effectiveness.