Archive for January, 2013

03 Jan 2013

On Gun Control, Look for Biden to Lead

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Just read this on Cnn.com. In light of the recent shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama has asked Vice President Joe Biden to lead the administration’s efforts for increased gun control. Biden has a long history of crafting and passing crime bills as a Senator during the Clinton administration. Though the administration seems to be […]

03 Jan 2013

Learning from what Sandy Hook did right

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Check out this blog post on Csmonitor.com. Sandy Hook may have had a bad school shooting but at least they did some things right. They made sure that visitors got buzzed in and they had a plan in case of crisis. They do want to have police presence to prevent this in the future. Overall […]

03 Jan 2013

Elementary School Security Issues – Why Newtown Must Be The Spark For Additional Security Measures

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On December 14, 2012, the unspeakable happened. Adam Peter Lanza, age 20, fatally shot 20 schoolchildren and (6) adult staff members at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in the quiet village of Newtown, CT, also killing his own mother, and taking his own life when initial first-responders arrived on-scene. Newtown is now the 2nd-deadliest school […]

03 Jan 2013

Physical Security System Plans for Multiple Building Campus

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Interesting article posted on Sourcesecurity.com. Designing security is a lot harder to do with a campus that has multiple buildings is a lot harder than a single building campus. One way would be to centralize the security as it would be easier for the security in other places in the building to communicate with one […]

03 Jan 2013

Could a Threat Assessment Have Prevented Sandy Hook?

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Reason.com. People want to know what brings a person to murder multiple innocent kids in school shootings and we are struggling to find solutions to this problem. Experts are wondering if a threat assessment would improve the ability for people to detect the possibility of this behavior […]

03 Jan 2013

Dozens of potential school assaults thwarted since 2000

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Interesting article posted on Commercialappeal.com. A recent study by National School Safety and Security Services shows that many school assaults have been prevented. More than 120 incidents from 2000-2010 have been thwarted by police or law enforcement intervention as well as school employees. The research also shows that attempted violence at schools goes up in […]

03 Jan 2013

CT School Massacre could Push Through Texas’ Gun Law

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Statesman.com. The Texas State legislature has been discussing a variety of gun bills but the recent assault on Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, has brought more interest in passing some of those laws. Governor Rick Perry has advocated legislation that allows school administrators to carry concealed […]

02 Jan 2013

Society Prepares The Crime The Criminal Commits It Quote

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We could never choose what type of society we are born in. Some may be lucky to be in an organized community and some are not. It is believed that the society prepares the crime the criminal commits it. Do you agree? Embed this picture quote on your blog post: