Campus police

Campus Behavioral Threat Assessments: Be Prepared!

This primer on behavioral threat assessment covers important concepts as well as additional sources that provide best practices for security professionals. Remember, behavioral threat assessments are not only valuable for education campuses, but to all facilities that wish to be protected from the threat of violence. Behavioral Threat Assessment on Campus: What You Need to […]

Social media

Social Media and Security: Alerts and Threats

Social media plays a large role in the way many people communicate, and its security applications are becoming more apparent. Security professionals can leverage social media both in detecting potential threats and also to distribute alerts to the grounds, facilities, and people they are assigned to protect. The below slideshare from the National Center for […]


Watch Out for These 5 Office Fire Hazards

This infographic from IFSEC Global and Cardinus covers 5 common office fire risks that are quite common—and totally preventable. Take a look to review these top hazards and how you can mitigate the risks in your workplace.

College campus

Using CPTED for Higher Ed Campus Security

Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) is a useful strategy for security professionals, and it can be very effective in addressing the unique challenges of securing higher education grounds and facilities. Take a look at this presentation from the National Center for Campus Public Safety to see how. Designing Safety on Higher Ed Campuses: A […]


Prevent Violence and De-Escalate Emotionally Charged Situations

Emotionally charged incidents can occur in any facility, between coworkers, colleagues, or customers. While those involved should be able to resolve the conflict peacefully, there is the chance that others will have to step in to de-escalate these fraught situations. Are your employees or security staff prepared? The below slideshow from the National Center for […]

Fire prevention

12 Tips for Facility Fire Safety

While this infographic from Vulcan Fire Training is geared toward fire safety in the hotel industry, its lessons are applicable for any facility that hosts a large number of people and wants to be prepared in the event of a fire emergency.


Do You Need Bystander Intervention Training?

When a security incident occurs, many times bystanders will feel compelled to intervene. The likelihood of bystander intervention increases at some facilities, such as educational campuses, where there are large numbers of people interacting every day. But do these well-intentioned individuals at your facility know how to intervene the right way? The below presentation by […]