In the webinar, “Recognizing Security Blowback: Active Shooter Prevention and Response and Best Practices,” Jim Sawyer, Security Director for Seattle Children’s Hospital, discussed why security blowback is essential to understand to mitigate active shooters and workplace violence.
First responders can now train together for active shooter and other critical incidents from a new virtual training platform made available by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL).
As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency.
On Demand Learning objectives for this webinar are: understand the history and implication of security blowback for active shooter prevention and response, identify and recognize the challenge of a “weapons culture” in any environment, review best practices to prevent an active shooter incident with an emphasis on a “zero incidents philosophy.” and assess the benefits of the training strategies with regards to active shooter for staff and customers, including the “run-hide-fight” theory.
Private industries need to join the fight against terrorist ideologies, says Financial Integrity Network Chairman Juan Zarate. Read how in the July edition of Security magazine. This issue also includes guidance about CSO compensation and salary, banking security, emergency notifications and more.