The Movie Massacre in Aurora, Colorado

It has happened again, the Movie Massacre in Aurora has demonstrated the degree of savagery one human can and will extract on other innocent humans.  I have heard that in the chronicles of American History this horrifying incident ranks as the … [Read more...]

Critical Aggression Prevention System (CAPS) 3-minute Movie

We at the Center for Aggression Management are very excited about the introduction of our Critical Aggression Prevention System (CAPS) 3-minute Movie.  This is a 3-minute explanation of what CAPS is and how it works. We have had many around the … [Read more...]

Penn State: Are Colleges And Universities Covering Up Aggressive/Sexual/Violent Behavior?

Most, I am sure, are upstanding purveyors of the public trust and their responsibility to their students (In Loco Parentis).  Yet, is the incident and subsequent cover up at Penn State more pervasive in other colleges and universities across our … [Read more...]

Are we being threatened by the new culture of student “gamers” and what is being described as their “alternative reality?”

During my Campus Aggression Prevention System Webinar, I was asked about the new culture of student “gamers” and what was described as their “alternative reality.”   It is true that two individuals can, and often do, walk into a classroom … [Read more...]

Can an Executive Protector Really Prevent an Assassination?

In famed author, Gavin de Becker’s well researched book “Just 2 Seconds,” he chronicles the seconds between an assassin’s “Moment of Commitment” and the Executive Protector’s “Moment of Recognition” and the resulting ability of that Protector to save … [Read more...]

It is not Bullying, it is Aggression!

As long as we address these issues as “bullying,” “conflict resolution,” etc. we will continue to be befuddled by reacting to them and their potential of violence.  “Conflict resolution” presupposed conflict! You are reacting to conflict, not … [Read more...]

Some Clarification May Be in Order

A good friend contacted me last night to share that he felt there was a disconnect (non sequitur) between the stated myth and my opinion.  Some clarification may be in order.  In my blog opinion on Myth #1 of the “5 Myths about Zero … [Read more...]

5 Myths about Zero Tolerance Disciplinary Policies

In a recent Washington Post article, writer Valerie Strauss chronicles The American Psychological Association’s task force researching the effectiveness of zero-tolerance disciplinary policies, “Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? … [Read more...]

Making College Campuses Safer

A good friend of mine recently took his high school son on a tour of colleges he was thinking of attending. Invariably, when at a parent’s information session, a parent (usually a mother) would ask what the school is doing to ensure a safe … [Read more...]

Eastern Kentucky University is the “Vanguard of Campus Safety” with Campus Aggression Prevention System (CAPS)

As a beta site nationally for its implementation of the Campus Aggression Prevention System (CAPS), Eastern Kentucky University is at “the vanguard of campus safety.” So says John D. Byrnes, founder and CEO of the Center for Aggression Management, … [Read more...]