Archive for Campus Security

23 Jan 2013

My Active Shooter Response Experience

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This piece is not about gun control, mental health or the second amendment. It is about the day I was part of an active shooter response team and became active in the topic. Thankfully, few law enforcement officers face the situation except for training courses and news feeds. My era of awareness began on April […]

22 Jan 2013

The Case For Concealed Carry Guns On Campus

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We are all sadly far too aware of the carnage and pain caused by acts of wanton violence on seemingly peaceful college campuses. As discussed yesterday by our columnist Juli Adcock in her post ‘Should studens carry guns on campus‘ the incidents have mounted over the years it has become apparent to many that the […]

21 Jan 2013

Should Students Carry Guns On Campus?

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Recent tragedies involving guns and murders on school campuses have once again heated up the debate over whether teachers and students of college age should be allowed to carry firearms on school grounds. Utah and a few other states are beginning to open the doors for concealed carry holders to do just that. The group […]

21 Jan 2013

Debate Of The Week: Should Students Conceal Carry Guns On Campus?

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Another week and another contentious issue. This week we’re looking at the rights of students to conceal carry guns on campus. Is this the best way they can protect themselves? If they have to carry guns in order to protect themselves is that an indictment on the abilities of a given campus security team or […]

18 Jan 2013

Why The School Shootings Gun Control Debate Needs To Be Led By Security Professionals

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Today is exactly one month and three days since the tragic school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, where 20 young first-graders were shot dead by a crazy person with an assault rifle. That day is one of those moments that you never forget, it’s seared in your brain and you probably know EXACTLY where you […]

15 Jan 2013

University Health System officials offer insights on violence prevention

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Interesting article posted on Theaggie.org. The article from the website California Aggie discusses the important topic on national and campus violence prevention. With the horrible story lately of the Newtown school shooting where mo than 20 people were murdered, this topic has received a lot of attention. The article lists suggestions to take about how […]

15 Jan 2013

5 years after Virginia Tech, campuses improve safety

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Bgnews.com. After the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, the university has taken massive steps to improve campus safety with a widespread communication system throughout the campus. There is an optional text and email alert system in place, in addition to the TV and computer screens around the […]

14 Jan 2013

Do armed guards really make schools safer?

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Interesting article posted on Capitolweekly.net. Increasing violence in schools can prompt safety measures that may not work. There may be recommendations from officials for extra reinforcements to the ones already in place. It may not be a financial, sustainable approach. It could even do damage, being too much after the fact. There may be ways […]