A survey conducted for CentralSquare found citizen safety concerns continue to rise and many support improved technology to make communities safer.
The “Voice of the Citizen” survey also found that these concerns vary among generations. Gen-Z and Millennials, who grew up with active shooter drills at school, are twice as concerned about active … Continue reading
Author: Andy Carter, For The Inquirer
As patients, we expect—and should demand—safety and respect when we go to the hospital or doctor’s office.
What about the people who work there? Can they expect the same from patients and visitors?
Increasingly, the answer appears to be “not always.” Workplace violence serious enough to require … Continue reading
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas Strip hotel, MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys announced Thursday.
The out-of-court … Continue reading
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —
The head of the FBI’s Louisville headquarters says multiple mass shootings have been prevented in Kentucky, and he is calling on the public to send in tips that could prevent more.
“We have had some successful disruptions preventing mass shootings in Kentucky, working closely with our state and local partners,” said James Robert … Continue reading
I visit many businesses in the Philadelphia area, and there’s one thing that always surprises me: how easy it is for some people to waltz right in and potentially wreak havoc.
Sure, some of these companies have a receptionist on duty. A few have “buzz-in” systems. But oftentimes, as I make my way from the … Continue reading
Article source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-09-17/active-shooter-training-mass-shootings
The gunman paced the hallways of the charter school, passing framed paintings of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson before stopping outside classroom 138. There, he took a deep breath, yanked open the door and began firing.
“Shooter!” shouted someone inside the classroom. “He has a gun!”
Two people seated at desks near the door jumped … Continue reading