Active Shooter Training for Civilians: the power of WHY. Corporate heads & school leaders can debate if and how they should train their people to react to active shooters. Convincing them appropriate, reality-based training best falls squarely on explaining WHY. Turns out, reality convinces.
Empowering First Responders - Police and Educator Cooperation. Few question the value of interaction between police and schools. But some reject the idea of a School Resource Officer for an entire district, never mind each school. Hear from three agencies partnering with schools and universities proactively planning for active shooter incidents.
Back in April, I wrote about the purpose of a “pre-accident plan.” Before an accident? Defies reason. You can’t plan for an accident, otherwise it’s not an accident. Sort of “accidently on purpose.” Every discipline has its own unique terms often borrowed from somewhere else, but if there’s one word that spans every profession and industry, it’s “plan.”