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Monday, 12 November 2018
The FBI defines an active shooter as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area. In just over two weeks, this country has seen four separate active shooter events unfold at four very different locations.
October 24th, 2018
A lone gunman ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2018 8:41 AM by Defend Systems
Wednesday, 5 September 2018
Posted on 09/05/2018 11:03 AM by Defend Systems
Friday, 27 July 2018
While I would never advise a school or any other organization not to improve their physical security, it would undoubtedly not be first on my list of recommended safety and security enhancements. Although improving physical security is very important for a variety of reasons and is typically selected ...Read More...
Posted on 07/27/2018 2:30 PM by Defend Systems
Thursday, 24 May 2018
It seems as though we can’t let even a week go by in America before we hear about another school shooting. There are several amazing accounts of extremely heroic police officers engaging said shooters and stopping them from doing further damage.
Case in point occurred at Great Mills High School ...Read More...
Posted on 05/24/2018 2:58 PM by Defend Systems
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Three Shocking Facts about the Florida Shooting Timeline
The tragic event that unfolded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School still grips the attention of the entire nation as we attempt to discern where we have failed so greatly that another active shooter attack has occurred at one of our ...Read More...
Posted on 03/27/2018 10:16 AM by Defend Systems
Thursday, 18 January 2018
One historical fact about 2017 is that it was a grim reminder that active shooter and mass casualty incidents are on the rise in America. The staggering number of casualties, the vast amount of locations, and the varied motivations of the attackers are all reasons that our mindset as a society should ...Read More...
Posted on 01/18/2018 1:25 PM by Defend Systems
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Although I am an advocate for increasing and strengthening the security of your home all of the time, the Christmas holiday season is a very particular time of the year to focus on home security. Whether it be because so many of us travel away from home to visit loved ones or because there are a larger ...Read More...
Posted on 12/20/2017 1:25 PM by Defend Systems
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Protocols, training and persistence saved the lives of countless children at Rancho Tehama Elementary School in Corning, California. Another lunatic gunman began selecting seemingly random targets to kill in an apparent psychotic rage. He eventually set his sights on entering the elementary school ...Read More...
Posted on 11/18/2017 1:51 PM by Defend Systems
Monday, 6 November 2017
It is astonishing to see that we have arrived at a point in this country where an innocent group of people can no longer worship in church together, attend a country music festival, or simply have softball practice, without fear of some crazed gunman opening fire. I frequently refer to the world today ...Read More...
Posted on 11/06/2017 2:07 PM by Defend Systems
Monday, 30 October 2017
There is quite a bit of focus these days on the fact that corporations, churches, businesses and other organizations need to focus more time and resources on preparing for a critical incident such as an active shooter. I couldnu2019t agree more as I am very passionate about this fact. However, the ...Read More...
Posted on 10/30/2017 2:57 PM by Defend Systems
Monday, 16 October 2017
“1 October” will forever be synonymous with the most horrific and deadly mass shooting in American history. Almost two weeks has passed since that incredibly evil attack suddenly changed every Americans’ sense of safety and security and many questions still go unanswered. The motive remains completely ...Read More...
Posted on 10/16/2017 8:47 AM by Defend Systems
Wednesday, 4 October 2017
I believe every American asked themselves the same questions Monday morning upon seeing the news from Las Vegas. Why did he do this? Why do these keep happening? Will this ever stop? Although it’s in our human nature to want to understand the why, at the end of the day, the “why” does not matter. ...Read More...
Posted on 10/04/2017 3:16 PM by Defend Systems
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Tennessee church shooting leaves one dead, several wounded, officials say. That was the headline on Sunday, September 24, 2017. According to police the masked gunman shot and killed one female in the parking lot and then entered the sanctuary where he began shooting people indiscriminately. One Church ...Read More...
Posted on 09/26/2017 12:41 PM by Defend Systems
Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Can workplace violence incidents be prevented? The short answer is no but there are several ways the number of incidents can be reduced and/or the casualties mitigated greatly.
We all remember in April of this year when that lunatic estranged husband of San Bernardino teacher Karen Elaine Smith ...Read More...
Posted on 09/06/2017 3:37 PM by Defend Systems