Tag: active shooter incidents


Is Workplace Harassment on the Rise?

Is Workplace Harassment on the Rise?

In the aftermath of the last holiday shopping season, brawls erupted in shopping malls across the country. Cell phone videos captured chaotic, frightening scenes that went viral and earned repeated play on television. The images may have solidified a burgeoning impression that many people hold—that the boundary between acceptable and   Read More


Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active shooter incidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. In fact, FBI studies indicate that since the Columbine incident in 1999, active shooter incidents have steadily increased both in frequency and the number of victims involved.

These tragic events remind each of us of the unpredictable nature of troubled minds   Read More


Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, about five percent of all businesses experience an instance of workplace violence   Read More


“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

Developing a proactive emergency response plan may be a topic that makes people uncomfortable, but for those who work in a public environment, especially mass gathering points and open access businesses, the fact that these environments are “soft targets” for terrorism can’t be ignored.

The horrific acts of savagery and bloodshed   Read More


FBI Dallas-Active Shooter Program

FBI Dallas-Active Shooter Program

Did you know that between 2000–2015 the FBI identified 200 active shooter incidents involving 205 shooters in the U.S.? Those shooters had 213 handguns and 107 long guns. Did you know that, 63% of the shooters carried a single firearm and 37% carried multiple firearms? Did you also know that   Read More