From the time many of us can walk we engage in competitive activities; it’s part of our human nature. We all compete in one way or another starting with seeking the attention of our parents. If you have siblings, you know the feeling of trying to edge out a brother or sister in an argument… Continue reading Hazing in the Locker Room
We live in a day and age when an active shooter, mass killer, or lone wolf terrorist can strike anywhere at any time, so we have to understand the potential for the danger we face individually and as a society no matter where we live. Getting the right mindset is critical if we are to… Continue reading The 3 Pillars of Survival Plus 1
The attack on innocence in Uvalde Texas in a classroom of children is not just overwhelmingly painful, it has shaken our nation to the core once more. In the days since the Sandy Hook school attack where students and teachers were attacked in their classrooms by an intruder, we have talked more about school… Continue reading Death in the Classroom – A Response to the Uvalde, Texas Tragedy
Events that attract large crowds of people, such as concerts, festivals, ceremonies, expositions, and more, are intended to be enjoyable for all who attend. However, with large crowds come large security risks. Without proper security measures, tragedy can strike as it did at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, and the Waukesha, Wisconsin Parade. With… Continue reading Important Security Measures to Prevent a Mass Casualty Event
As technology advances, so do processes in every profession and aspect of life. Over the years, the practices and procedures of policing have certainly changed. More specifically, the practices of police interviews have adapted to modern technology over the years. We interviewed Lt. Joseph Pangaro, a retired 27-year veteran police officer and currently certified police… Continue reading How Has Police Interviewing Changed?
An effective Threat Vulnerability & Risk Assessment (TVRA) is the first step in developing a valuable facility security program. The TVRA identifies the security risks an organization faces and ensures that a physical security program is designed to combat those risks. It is important to have appropriate personnel involved in the organization’s TVRA process, to… Continue reading Who Should Be Involved in a Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessment?
When dealing with a situation that could be a potential emergency, it is not only essential to act fast, but also to notify personnel of the situation. Immediate response notifications can help quickly divert an unwanted situation, such as a fight or altercation, from becoming something more serious. Here are five essential tips for immediate… Continue reading 5 Essential Tips for Immediate Response Notification
By Lt. Joseph Pangaro CPM, CSO A flood, an active shooter, a tornado, civil unrest, or a hurricane are all disasters no matter their origin; man-made, or nature-made. The danger these situations bring is counted in lives lost and millions of dollars in property and infrastructure damage. In a world where risk is something we… Continue reading Electronic Tabletop Training is the Next Revolution in Preparing for Disasters and Emergencies.