SSI access control article

Addressing Access Control

Jerry T. Blanchard, Jr., CPP News, Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

Every event like the shooting in Virginia Beach provides us with the ability to reflect on security. How can we better protect personnel? And how do we address access control? The article “Electronic Doors Obstructed Pursuit of Virginia Shooter, Police Say” appeared in both Campus Safety magazine as well as Security Sales & Integration magazine. You can read the original …

Training to Respond to Workplace Violence

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Last month I wrote about the importance of training as a security tool to support best outcomes in a security event. That post specifically addressed workplace violence and active shooters. Today I want to discuss two things: Our bodies are created for preservation and survival – knowing how it might affect us is important for our wellbeing and best outcomes. …

Reflections on Virginia Beach

Tim Bullock News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

Friday was a very sad day for the city of Virginia Beach as well as our country. Yet another senseless and tragic mass shooting has taken place and has left us with many questions. Why did this happen? How did this happen? What could have been done to prevent this from happening? Hearts are broken and loved ones have been …

Workplace Violence Gets Personal

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

Last night I had the opportunity to address the Raleigh Financial Executive Networking Group (FENG) and lead a presentation on Managing Aggressive Behavior & Workplace Violence (workplace violence). This particular opportunity to train industry leaders was especially meaningful to me as I was giving thanks for the safety of one of my nieces. She attends STEM School Highlands Ranch where …

Triangle Family Services

Workplace Violence Training at Triangle Family Services

Protus3 News, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Chris Peterson presented “Security: It’s Everybody’s Job” at Triangle Family Services on February 5, 2019. The program addressed workplace violence. Violence in the workplace is a condition that affects organizations regardless of geographic location, demographics, or type of business.  As a result of the spread of workplace violence and increasing media attention, every organization must implement an aggressive program to …

response to workplace violence

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 …

response to workplace violence

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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Workplace Violence and Active Shooter Training for BCBSNC

Protus3 News, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) conducted an annual safety week event in June. The safety and security event was held for the employees at BCBS Headquarters in Chapel Hill, Customer Service Center in Raleigh, and the Winston Salem facility. RMA prepared and presented workplace violence awareness training and active shooter training for Blue Cross Blue Shield …