Archive for January, 2013

08 Jan 2013

Mass Evacuation Planning – How To Make Your Plan Robust And For All Seasons

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A comprehensive security plan for any facility includes emergency mass evacuation planning. Those responsible for security and management of a facility must identify, anticipate and plan for the unique factors within the facility and those who inhabit it. The plan should include both short term and long term evacuations, as well as sheltering in place, […]

08 Jan 2013

Bloomberg blames Apple products for New York City crime rate.

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Interesting article posted on Slate.com. Are Apple products creating a wave of criminal activity? A number of recent events has caused some authorities to suggest this, including New Yory City Mayor Bloomberg. Apple related crimes alone are responsible for a rise in NYC crimes last year, according to the mayor. However this may just be […]

08 Jan 2013

Way To Solve Crime Quote

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The way to solve crime indeed is very simple but how come crime rates never drop? They simply increase from time to time. What do you think is the reason to this? Comment your opinions below and then share this to your friends. Use the embed code to share this on your next post:

08 Jan 2013

Area gun dealers sell out of inventory after school shooting

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Check out this article on Ky3.com. Connecticut school shooting fears sky rockets local gun sales. Local Missouri gun and pawn shops are being rushed with massive purchases of firearms strangely in particular the AR-15, the same gun used by the Sandy hook shooter. With the issue of gun control, this rise in firearms, particularly high powered […]

08 Jan 2013

Newtown School Shooting Lawsuit Notice Withdrawn By Attorney

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Just read this on Inquisitr.com. The attorney who intended to sue the state of Connecticut for 100 million dollars, for damages for a student who survived the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, has postponed the action. Irv Pinsky, of New Haven, has dropped his request based on new evidence, but may file again the future if […]

08 Jan 2013

Debate Of The Week: School Safety and Emergency Preparedness

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This week’s string of expert posts look at the issue of School Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Is your school prepared for the unexpected? Are safeguards in place should 911 fail or an active shooter event take place? How safe are your kids under such plans? Is your school being effectively patrolled? When was the last […]

07 Jan 2013

Arming teachers is not the answer

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Miamiherald.com. The debate over gun control has led some to suggest that teachers should carry firearms to protect their students. However, plenty of incidents with overuse of gun force by police officers indicates that even professionals trained to use firearms do not always use them properly. The […]

07 Jan 2013

Let the gun violence discussion begin

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Interesting article posted on News-gazette.com. After the school shooting in Connecticut, it’s time to talk about gun violence. We need to discuss what we can do to limit these events in the future. We need discussion about data on gun ownership and use, assault weapons, reasonable limits, gun education, and support for mental health services. […]