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The Importance of a Hurricane Emergency Preparedness Plan for Non-Coastal Businesses

Non-coastal businesses may not feel they are at significant risk during hurricane season; but, as recent history demonstrates, the...

How Parking and Intake Practices Can Impact Hospital Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
June 18, 2019

Although creating a good impression during parking and intake can enhance the patient experience, patient transition zones can become...

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How to Manage Tail Spend in Enterprise Communication Software

Andrea Lebron
June 18, 2019

The commonly quoted “statistic” that tail spend accounts for 20% of total purchasing costs - and is generated by 80% of suppliers -...

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How "I Love You Guys" School Safety Protocol Integrates With A Panic Button App

Mary Kate McGrath
June 17, 2019

Across the United States, establishing a standardized protocol for active assailant and other emergency situations is becoming a...

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What Is Campus Perimeter Technology?

Mary Kate McGrath
June 17, 2019

Every year, campus safety managers reevaluate campus perimeter technology to keep their communities safe. These can range from...

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What We're Talking About This Week - June 14th

Mary Kate McGrath
June 14, 2019

In The News

In Wisconsin, a new program called "Peer Support Team" focuses on the mental health of first responders and local law...

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Listen Up: Three Podcasts Covering School Safety Topics

Tara Gibson
June 13, 2019

School safety is consistently a hot topic in K-12 education. As the public sees the number of school safety threats rising, whether it...

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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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Top Summer Boating Safety Tips Local Officials Can Share With Their Community

Amelia Marceau
June 12, 2019

During the summer months, boat owners across the United States are likely to spend more time out on the water, leading several local...

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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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How This Dallas Nonprofit Manages Safety Amid Major Development

Amelia Marceau
June 11, 2019

The downtown area of Dallas is in the midst of a major renaissance, adding high-rise towers with offices, restaurants and stores. The...

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How To Manage Operations With Reduced Personnel During School Breaks

Mary Kate McGrath
June 10, 2019

The summer months can result in a lull in activity for campus safety teams. After the end of the academic year, which includes finals,...

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What We're Talking About This Week - June 7th

Mary Kate McGrath
June 07, 2019

In the News 

The 2019 APCO Public Safety Broadband Summit examined NG911 funding and implementation challenges on the local level as...

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