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A Look at the 2019 Top 10 Safest Cities in America

Tara Gibson
October 09, 2019

Violence. Crime. Property damage. Americans across the country worry about the safety and security of their communities on a daily...

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Why FitBit Data To Stop A Mass Shooting Won't Work

Mary Kate McGrath
October 02, 2019

Just this year there have been 38 mass shootings in the United States. In August alone, over 53 were killed by firearms, renewing the...

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Kids and First Responders: Educating and Saying “Thank You”

Tara Gibson
September 25, 2019

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you were a kid? When you ask a young child, “What would you like to be when you grow up?”,...

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Is Fentanyl the Third Coming of the Opioid Crisis?

Tara Gibson
September 18, 2019

It comes as no surprise to hear the opioid crisis is getting out of hand. Every day over 130 people in the United States die after...

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When Does a Planned School Shooting Become Illegal?

Mary Kate McGrath
September 05, 2019

A recent case in Vermont has raised the question of when does a planned school shooting become illegal. In 2018, Jack Sawyer, a...

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How Technology Can Support Statewide School Safety Initiatives

Adam Eisenman
September 05, 2019

The rise of shocking mass shootings over the last few years has brought school safety initiatives to the forefront of several...

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What are Red Flag Laws?

Andrea Lebron
September 04, 2019

Red flag laws allow the temporary removal of guns from people considered to be at a high risk of harming themselves or others. Studies...

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Are Crime Watch Push Notification Apps Making People Paranoid?

Mary Kate McGrath
August 28, 2019

A major issue is being debated today about whether crime watch push notification apps are making the general population more paranoid....

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Tips to Share: All the Ways to Report a Bully

Tara Gibson
August 22, 2019

Name calling, online abuse, and physical threats are all unwanted behaviors that impact students negatively, commonly known to most as...

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Webinar Recap: Debunking Myths about Safety in K12 Schools

Mary Kate McGrath
August 22, 2019

A recent webinar was hosted by JP French, Rave Mobile Safety Strategic Account Director and a retired law enforcement worker....

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What Are School Security Officer Duties?

Mary Kate McGrath
August 15, 2019

School security officer duties have changed drastically over the years, with schools refocusing safety planning around more modern...

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Do Proposals to Protect Public Transportation Employees Go Far Enough?

Andrea Lebron
August 14, 2019

A bill to protect public transportation employees from assault has been introduced into Congress. The proposals promote the safety of...

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