Violence Prevention

Read: Conquer the 4 Phases of Emergency Planning at the Campus Safety Conferences

Conquer the 4 Phases of Emergency Planning at the Campus Safety Conferences

Educational sessions at the upcoming Campus Safety Conferences will address the four phases of emergency planning: prevention, response, mitigation and recovery.

Read: All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

The topic Campus Safety readers showed most interest in this month was acts of violence, which doesn’t come as a surprise since data shows violence is increasing in schools and hospitals.

Read: Knox County Schools to Increase Crime Prevention Efforts After 3 Student Shooting Deaths

Knox County Schools to Increase Crime Prevention Efforts After 3 Student Shooting Deaths

Three Austin-East High School students were shot and killed in one month, prompting city, police and school leaders to make changes.

Read: Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

Read: Ready to Face These School Security and Safety Concerns When Students Return?

Ready to Face These School Security and Safety Concerns When Students Return?

As the date to reopen schools gets closer, be sure your campus can address the risks and threats of violence created or exacerbated by the coronavirus shutdown.

Read: Study: California’s ‘Red Flag’ Law Has Helped Prevent Mass Shootings

Study: California’s ‘Red Flag’ Law Has Helped Prevent Mass Shootings

The new study shows the importance of having the means to get guns out of the hands of dangerous people before it’s too late.

Read: Potential Impacts of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 On Healthcare Security

Potential Impacts of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 On Healthcare Security

Healthcare security practitioners should consider the potential impact this alert could have on their healthcare organization’s security programs.

Read: Ohio Shooter Kept a ‘Hit List’ and ‘Rape List’ in High School

Ohio Shooter Kept a ‘Hit List’ and ‘Rape List’ in High School

Two classmates shared that the shooter had a troubled past in high school that could have prevented him from being allowed to purchase a weapon.

Read: Tacoma Hospital Brings in K-9 to Prevent Assaults, Help Sick Patients

Tacoma Hospital Brings in K-9 to Prevent Assaults, Help Sick Patients

In three months, the security dog has answered over 300 calls, found illegal drugs 76 times and de-escalated close to 80 potentially abusive situations. 

Read: A Closer Look at U.S. Hate Crime Statistics

A Closer Look at U.S. Hate Crime Statistics

Here’s a breakdown of hate crime data from both the FBI’s crime reporting program and the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ survey.

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