You probably recall the incident in which a Salt Lake City Police Department officer forcibly arrested a nurse who refused to let the officer take blood from an unconscious patient. Now, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is calling on the department to conduct a full investigation, make amends to the nurse, and take action to […]
Category: Emerging Issues in Security
Security is constantly evolving, and it’s important for professionals to stay up to date. We provide the latest news, opinions, trends, case studies, strategies, and legislative and regulatory developments that could have an impact on the field.
BLR’s Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium will be in Savannah, Georgia, March 6 and 7, 2018. The conference, geared to both HR and safety professionals, will focus on tactical strategies for reducing the risk of security breaches, workplace violence, and legal liabilities through powerful keynotes, sessions, and workshops.
The New York City Police Department is hiring civilians to analyze crime data, while the state of Illinois is taking steps to improve cybersecurity by training state employees to better safeguard information.
The Total Security Summit is specifically targeted for Security Professionals across all sectors. This event facilitates focused discussions with vendors offering the latest technologies and innovative solutions.
To be effective places of learning, educational facilities must be safe at all times. We’ve rounded up our latest pieces on security in education alongside information on several upcoming events that can help you in security efforts at your school, college, or other educational institution.
One in five American workers finds the workplace hostile or threatening, a new study finds. The American Working Conditions Survey unveils some unfavorable working conditions in the United States that could have an impact on keeping employees safe.
Security is a constant concern for healthcare professionals and those charged with their daily safety. Take a look at some of our latest pieces on security in the healthcare industry as well as new information on several upcoming events that can help you in your healthcare facility security efforts.
Besides being a fun tourist destination for visitors from the United States and around the world, Mexico has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most dangerous countries on the globe. With a homicide rate of 23,000 in 2015, it has the world’s worst murder count, with no end in sight.
The June 14 shooting of Congressman Scalise and four others at an Alexandria, Virginia baseball field is a reminder of the growing number of threats that elected officials face at all levels of government, from federal to local. The gunman was killed by two special agents from the U.S. Capitol Police.
Since marijuana is still categorized and scheduled as a dangerous drug per the federal government, dispensary owners and operators are still forbidden by federal banking laws from opening business bank accounts.