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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...

The Growing Concern in Rising School Shootings and Student Stress

Tara Gibson
June 06, 2019

The startling increase of school shootings and school security threats over the last few years is starting to take its toll on student...

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How San Juan County, New Mexico Improved School Emergency Response Times

Amelia Marceau
May 30, 2019

On December 7, 2017, Aztec High School in San Juan County, New Mexico faced every school’s worst-case scenario and revealed a need to...

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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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Here are the Top School Safety Terms You Should Know

Mary Kate McGrath
May 16, 2019

In an era with unprecedented risks, putting together a comprehensive safety plan is more crucial than ever for school safety...

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How the Measles Outbreak Affects School Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
May 09, 2019

On April 29, 2019, federal health officials said that measles continues to spread across the United States, with over 700 documented...

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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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The Best of the Best #ThankYou911 Posts

Samantha Hoppe
May 01, 2019

Every day all across the U.S., 9-1-1 telecommunicators, supervisors, public educators and many others work around the clock to provide...

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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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How to Spring Clean or Marie Kondo Your Emergency Plan

Samantha Hoppe
April 24, 2019

When the weather starts to warm up, it’s a sign to refresh with spring cleaning. The Japanese organizing consultant and recent Netflix...

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How Petrochemical Plants Can Communicate With Employees and Communities When Disaster Strikes

Mary Kate McGrath
April 23, 2019

In August of 2017, Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 60 inches of rain on the Houston Ship Channel in Texas. The flat coastal plain...

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How School Safety Has Changed Since the Columbine School Shooting 20 Years Ago

Todd Miller
April 18, 2019

The 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting is on April 20th, 2019 and we’ve learned a lot about school safety since that...

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Lessons Learned from The New Zealand Shootings

Samantha Hoppe
April 17, 2019

The Christchurch mosque shootings on March 15 shook New Zealand and prompted a powerful inquiry into the worst mass murder in the...

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