Tag: Active Threat

When the Shooting Stops: Recovery from Active-Shooter Events for K-12 Schools (CHDS Master’s Thesis) [December 2017]

Recommended by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission Lead Investigator, Sgt. John Suess. From the thesis abstract: “Since Columbine, untold resources and planning efforts have been dedicated to active-shooter response by schools and public safety officials. Perhaps this is as it should be, but the almost exclusive focus on response has come at the …

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Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools (NHFMO) [August 2019]

As of July 2019, NH educational facilities are required to follow amended RSA 189.64 and the Life Safety Code related to emergency response drills. This flyer provides relevant information related to these required exercises and drills. Download the Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools Flyer

Primary and Secondary School First Responders Toolbox (NCTC, DHS, FBI) [June 2019]

Unclassified resources provided by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), U.S. Department of Homeland Securty (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This first-responder reference aid is intended to promote coordination among federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government authorities and private sector security officials in deterring, preventing, and responding to …

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Columbine-Style Locks Reference Guide (NHFMO) [June 2019]

As a best practice, the School Safety Preparedness Task Force recommends securing all interior doors with a Columbine lock, such that the door can be locked from both sides and unlocked from inside without a key, tool, or special knowledge. Download the Columbine-Style Locks Reference Guide

MGT-417 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents for Decision Makers Training – August 13 & 14, 2019

MGT-417 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents For Key Decision Makers Schools, law enforcement, emergency responders, and community stakeholders are often limited in their access to resources, so it is imperative that all potentially affected parties collaborate in planning, preparation, communication, response, and recovery in the event of a school-based incident. Moreover, these affected parties must …

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Campus Resilience Program Exercise Starter Kits (US DHS) [November 2018]

The DHS Campus Resilience Program Exercise Start Kits are self-conducted tabletop exercise (TTX) tailored for the academic community. Each kit includes a set of scalable tools aimed to test existing emergency plans, protocols, and procedures, while also strengthening preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities. For more information on the CR Program’s Exercise Starter Kits, read the …

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Indicators of School Crime & Safety: 2018 (IES) [April 2019]

This report covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying and electronic bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. Indicators of crime and safety are compared across different population subgroups and over time. Data on crimes …

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After a School Tragedy…Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources (MHTCC) [April 2019]

From the document: This resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence  and trauma. We provide strategies to assist schools with readiness, response, and recovery to help a school community support resilience in the event of a tragedy. We offer places to turn for more resources. We …

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CloseUp: Preventing school shootings in NH (WMUR) [April 2019]

CloseUp: Preventing school shootings in NH April 21, 2019 MANCHESTER, N.H. — As the fight over control rages on at the State House, New Hampshire law enforcement officials work around that debate to improve school safety. Resources are available here: https://schoolsafetyresources.nh.gov/ https://www.wmur.com/article/closeup-preventing-school-shootings-in-nh/27218116

FREE WORKSHOP: Developing a High Quality Emergency Operations Plan Workshop

The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in partnership with the Department of Education, will host a free workshop, Developing a High Quality Emergency Operations Plan (EOP), on April 25, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Dover High School, 25 Alumni Dr., Dover, NH.

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