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Upcoming Training: AWR148 – Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents (RDPC) [January 2023]

AWR 148 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free course designed to educate rural law enforcement personnel as well as school administrators and staff on the elements that would allow for an effective response to school-based emergencies. Schools in small, rural, and remote areas across the country account for almost 23 percent of the total student population (more than 11 million students).

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Rollout Event: Mass Attacks in Public Spaces: 2016 – 2020 (U.S. Secret Service) [December 2022]

On January 25, 2023, the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) will publish, Mass Attacks in Public Spaces: 2016 – 2020, which analyzes 173 attacks that impacted workplaces, schools, houses of worship, military bases, public transportation sites, open spaces, and other public locations. In conjunction with this release, NTAC will deliver a nationwide …

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Reminder for Schools: Emergency Operations Plans due October 15th

For Schools: On June 22, 2022, HB1125 was signed into law updating the previous version of NH RSA 189:64 which addresses school emergency operations plans. Additional resources regarding the development, implementation, and review of school EOPs can be found online: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=2529. If you have questions about the plan itself, please contact your School Readiness Liaison …

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PRESS RELEASE – Safety Video, Resources Shared with School Districts Across New Hampshire as Students Return to Classrooms (NH HSEM) [August 2022]

CONCORD, N.H. – On Monday, August 29, 2022, the New Hampshire Department of Safety and the New Hampshire Department of Education released a Back to School Safety video to school districts throughout the state.

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School Readiness Program (NH HSEM) [August 2022]

The School Readiness Program is responsible for working with public and non-public K-12 schools to provide assistance with reviewing their site-specific emergency operations plans, facilitating school-based trainings and exercises, conducting physical security assessments, and coordinating the NH School Safety Preparedness Task Force. Together these measures combined with industry best practices ensure New Hampshire schools are …

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Overview of Resources Available (SchoolSafety.Gov) [May 2022]

The site serves as a one-stop access point for the American public and school communities
to find information, resources, guidance, and best practices on a range of school safety
topics and threats.

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Share Your School Safety / Preparedness Resources

Does your organization have resources that may be helpful to other organizations? Share it. Click the image to upload your resources to the NH School Safety Resource Center.

Download the 2018 NH School Safety Preparedness Task Force Report

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