Campus Safety Article

Campus Security: Parents So Concerned They Are Willing to Pay for It Themselves

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP News, Security Program Development, Workplace Violence

Campus security, sanctity and safety of students, faculty, staff and infrastructure should be a foregone conclusion. Unfortunately, it is not. Campus Safety recently published an article entitled Parents So Concerned about School Safety They Are Willing to Pay for It Themselves. You can read the entire article here. Active Shooter Events Time and again we have been horrified by active shooter …

WRAL story August 2016

Security expert: Police did a ‘good job’ clearing Crabtree following weekend panic

Protus3 Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Training, Workplace Violence

This story originally appeared on WRAL. Read the original story here. Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police are combing through evidence, including 911 calls and security tapes, from Crabtree Valley Mall in an effort to determine what happened Saturday afternoon in the food court. The sound of gunfire inside sparked panic and sent everyone running out of the mall with their …

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After Orlando

Protus3 News, Security Planning, Workplace Violence

It will be days, weeks, and years before we know all the details that lead up to and enabled a young man in Florida to commit the deadliest US mass shooting to date at Pulse nightclub. As a security consulting, design, and investigative company, we will let the media, government, and activists do what they do best and we will …

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FBI Workplace Violence Prevention: Readiness and Response

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

In January 2011, the FBI published Workplace Violence Prevention: Readiness and Response. This is a fairly lengthy and detailed article that is definitely worth the read. We found this information especially interesting: Although a handful of high-profile incidents (e.g., mass shootings at a workplace) have led to increased public awareness, prevalence rates show that nonfatal workplace violence is a more …

Campus Safety article on safety during investigations

Keeping the Campus Safe during a Title IX Investigation

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Civil Rights, Clery Act, SaVE Act, Title IX, Training, VAWA, Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

There are cases in which campus security may be improved by conducting a behavioral threat assessment concurrent to a Title IX sexual violence investigation. Campus Safety’s feature on Threat Assessment Teams provides three steps to help maintain security during an investigation. Read more: 3 Steps to Keeping Victims and Campuses Safe During Title IX and VAWA Investigations

Campus Safety article about guns on campus

CCP Holders and Guns on Campus

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

There are studies that show during times of great stress, a person will experience changes that affect their physiological, sensory and cognitive processes which can prevent appropriate responses in very serious situation. These responses can affect critical decision-making processes. Check out the eleven reservations of a “gun guy.” Should We Allow CCP Holders to Carry Guns on Campus? 11 Reservations …

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Protus3 Attends InfraGard Meeting

Protus3 News, Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

On February 18, 2016, Christine Peterson attended the Eastern Carolina Chapter of InfraGard meeting held at Cisco in Morrisville, NC. The title of the presentation was Active Shooters: Pre-Attack Behaviors and Indicators and National Messaging on Civilian Preparedness. As a company that provides training, threat assessments, system design, policy and procedure development and related consulting related to Workplace Violence to …

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Reflections on Oregon

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Workplace Violence

Security events are deliberate actions by people to cause harm. There is no way that any organization can keep people who are adequately motivated and have access to the right resources from attempting to commit harm. What we can do is harden ourselves as targets in order to displace the threat at best and detect, delay, and contain the event …