Hiding in Schools:   An Often Fatal Decision

Hiding in Schools: An Often Fatal Decision

If a shooter is able to circumvent security by whatever means and enters the school, we transition to the third and last ring of defense: response.  There’s no solution at this point that will result in zero casualties every time; you have a motivated individual with...
Parkland Florida Shooting: Five Years Later

Parkland Florida Shooting: Five Years Later

On February 14, 2018, a shooter entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and killed 17 students and faculty members, injuring 17 more.  The attack has recently resurfaced in the news, as the shooter was sentenced to life in prison just last week. Much...
A Commentary on the St. Louis School Shooting

A Commentary on the St. Louis School Shooting

On Monday, Oct 24th, a 19-yr-old former student of CVPA High School in St. Louis entered his alma mater and killed a student, 15-yr-old Alexzandria Bell, and a teacher, 61-yr-old Jean Kuczka.  I’m purposely omitting the shooter’s name as I don’t believe in glorifying...