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Should all Schools Require School Resource Officers?

Andrea Lebron
June 13, 2019

When you think about a School Resource Officer (SRO), what image enters your head? One in which a benign law enforcement officer helps...

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The Backstory of Nurse Hotlines and why Dispatchers Transfer 9-1-1 Calls to Nurses

Andrea Lebron
June 11, 2019

At the time 9-1-1 was established as the universal emergency number throughout the United States (1968), most emergency dispatch...

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Why San Francisco Ban of Facial Recognition Technology Should Spark More Conversations

Andrea Lebron
May 29, 2019

The City of San Francisco voted to ban facial recognition technology on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019, but for many, this stance is sparking...

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How Out-of-Date is Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

Andrea Lebron
May 14, 2019

According to a survey of disaster recovery decision makers, only one-in-seven businesses continuously update their disaster recovery...

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5 Essentials for Emergency Messaging Systems

Andrea Lebron
May 08, 2019

It's quite understandable that different state and local governments should have different requirements for their emergency messaging...

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What Makes a Comprehensive Hospital Emergency Management Team?

Andrea Lebron
May 07, 2019

A comprehensive Hospital Emergency Management Team is a team designed to cope with any internal or localized emergency, which can also...

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60% of Active Shooter Incidents in 2018 Occurred in Businesses

Andrea Lebron
May 07, 2019

The FBI’s recently-released “Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2018” report reveals that, of twenty-seven events...

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Should More Corporate Safety Plans Adopt National Incident Command System Components?

Andrea Lebron
April 30, 2019

Many corporate safety plans are “isolated” inasmuch as they deal with how organizations will respond individually in an emergency....

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How Prepared is Your School to Cope with Gun Violence?

Andrea Lebron
April 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently published a guide for K-12 schools for preventing and protecting against gun...

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The Latest Violence Against Teachers Statistics

Andrea Lebron
April 11, 2019

Finding accurate violence against teachers statistics is practically impossible due to the varying ways in which violent incidents are...

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Examples of Community Policing Strategies at Work

Andrea Lebron
April 10, 2019

Although community policing and the efforts surrounding it may look different in each jurisdiction, there are many examples of...

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The Latest on Workplace Violence Statistics

Andrea Lebron
April 09, 2019

Updated 4/9/2019—The latest on workplace violence statistics 2018-2019 is that many businesses continue to under-report non-fatal...

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