An active shooter is defined as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined or populated area.” In most cases, active shooters use firearm(s), and there is often no pattern or method to their selection of victims. All schools, churches, hospitals and businesses, big Read More
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Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary, Fort Hood, Columbia Mall, Paris, France, Orlando, Florida… and now Istanbul, Turkey.
Terror took over at the popular Reina nightclub in Istanbul this past Sunday, when a lone gunman opened fire on a crowd of partygoers as they were celebrating the new year. Read More
Workplace violence incidents have tripled in the last decade, and it’s now the fastest-growing category of murder in the US. It’s also the second leading cause of death for women in the workplace according to 2014 data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In fact, the rates of murder and Read More
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We have written a lot about active shooters and workplace violence. Just when you think there is no more to tell, it happens again.
On Wednesday, June 1, terrified students at UCLA used whatever they could to barricade themselves inside classrooms as a crazed gunman, later identified as Maniak Sarkar, stalked Read More
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 7% of all workplace fatalities are the result of intentional homicide. While active shooter scenarios in the workplace are relatively rare, they result in fatal injuries more often than fires and explosions, getting caught in equipment or machinery, and exposure to hazardous substances Read More