Tag: First Responder

School Safety Recommendations for Election Day (NH HSEM) [October 2020]

According to the U.S. Department of Education (REMSTA), “Election days may present a security challenge for schools and school districts because many designated polling places are on school grounds. Therefore, on election days, some school districts may cancel school or designate the day for teacher professional development”. The decision to close a school or remain …

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Responding to Student Demonstrations and Protests in Schools (REMS) [n.d.]

Background Classrooms are often the first settings in which students learn what it means to be civically engaged; and when students choose to use demonstrations and protests as a tool for civic engagement, school buildings, grounds, and communities are often selected as the setting. The response of students across the country to the February 14, …

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School & Drill Planning Considerations Guidance Document (HSEM & NHFMO) [August 2020]

Ten Essential Actions to Improve School Safety (COPS) [August 2020]

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Resource Center) [July 2020]

Strategies, Programs, and Practices to Consider Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through …

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Threat Assessment: A Behavior-Based Approach to Preventing Targeted Violence (April 2, 2020)


  • April 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Law Enforcement Public Safety Officers Fire and EMS Education Administrators Teachers School Psychologists/Guidance Counselors School Resource Officers (SROs) Fusion Center Analysts Crisis Intervention Units Counselors & Mental Health Specialists Social Workers Anyone who may potentially be involved in risk detection/management position   Ensuring the safety of our communities is a responsibility that belongs (more…)

ALICE Instructor Certification Training: Lee Police Department, July 29 & 30, 2020


  • July 29, 2020 - July 30, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hosted by:  Lee NH Police Department ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training is the leading program for response to violent critical incidents (VCI). VCI are man-made forms of violent disaster, including: active shooter, violent intruder, mass shooting, terrorism, workplace violence, and other unexpected tragedies. The mission of ALICE is to save lives. Our training program (more…)

ALICE Instructor Certification Training: Newington Police Department, February 27 & 28, 2020


  • February 27, 2020 - February 28, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hosted by:  Newington Police Department ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training is the leading program for response to violent critical incidents (VCI). VCI are man-made forms of violent disaster, including: active shooter, violent intruder, mass shooting, terrorism, workplace violence, and other unexpected tragedies. The mission of ALICE is to save lives. Our training program empowers (more…)

April 2020 EOP Development Workshop – Concord, NH

Please join us for the FREE two-day workshop that will include instruction and technical assistance in the development of a School Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) and how to conduct a discussion-based exercise. It is strongly recommended that you attend both days of the workshop. You need to bring your school’s EOP. This is intended to …

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G290 Basic Public Information Officer Training (NH HSEM) [April 2020]

April 21 & 22, 2020: 8:00am-4:30pm Laconia, NH Fire Department This two-day course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It is designed to provide PIOs with the essential knowledge, skills and abilities to support proper decision-making by delivering the right message, to the right people, at the right time. …

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