Let’s address the issue of #ViolencePrevention: Part Five: The Solution (Five Part Series)

Why Current Programs Fall Short of Our Expectations: Realizing that there is no absolute prevention or predictability, we have discussed why current methods to prevent the next shooting fall short of our expectations.  In Part One, we discussed … [Read more...]

Let’s address the issue of #ViolencePrevention, Part 4: Probability versus Predictability

Our greatest threat as citizens of any society is the perpetrator of murder/suicide, whether a “Lone Wolf” terrorist or simply an individual who decides to shoot his estranged partner in a public place with a lot of innocent bystanders whose only … [Read more...]

Let’s Address the Issue of #ViolencePrevention,” Part 3

Threat Assessment, does it tell us who the next shooter will be?  There is a complete industry built upon “Threat Assessment,” filled with very competent individuals whose objective is to reduce the probability of another shooter.  As … [Read more...]

Let’s Address the Issue of #ViolencePrevention,” Part 2

“Profiling,” does it tell us who the next shooter will be?  There is no question that profiling offers great value as we narrow down the potential for violence; but is it a reliable predictor of who will be our next shooter?  It is natural … [Read more...]

Let’s Address this Issue of Violence “Prevention,” Part 1

I am very proud to have over 4,600 Linkedin connections; the majority, of which, are security and/or law enforcement professionals.  Over 2,500 of you have been gracious enough to endorse my work.  Now, I would like to take our combined … [Read more...]

It has happened again, a Virginia Tech “Near Miss!”

It has happened again, a Virginia Tech “near miss!” at our second largest university, the University of Central Florida (UCF).  Had it not been for one frightened roommate, who called 911, all other means of detection would have failed.  … [Read more...]

Current methods used to prevent school shooting are failing us!

The shooting yesterday at Lone Star College is the fourth school shooting in the past five weeks, since the massacre at Sand Hook Elementary and three were in higher education.  Could these shooting have been prevented? Beyond the horrific … [Read more...]

When silence was broken by “Evil” in the idyllic community of Newtown, Connecticut

We at the Center for Aggression Management are, like the rest of humanity, extremely saddened by the break of silence by “Evil” in the idyllic community of Newtown, Connecticut.  We said that there will be more of these horrific murder/suicides; … [Read more...]

Companies focus on preventing workplace violence in wake of shootings in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Manhattan

In today’s Boston Business Journal, an article was written suggesting, “Companies focus on preventing workplace violence in wake of shootings in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Manhattan,” but how can this be achieved?  Is this more hopeful but … [Read more...]

Can you foresee and prevent threats? by Denida Zinxhiria

As security professionals we all know that the number one responsibility in providing security details is the ability to prevent a threat before it endangers you and your client. No matter how adept you are in close combat skills or the use of … [Read more...]