Tag: SROs

Foundations of Targeted Violence Prevention eLearning (DHS) [February 2023]

DHS, Wisconsin DOJ, and Wisconsin DPI Partner to Launch Targeted Violence Prevention Course Washington, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Intelligence and Analysis, National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Office has partnered with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to release an eLearning module …

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Creating, Practicing, and Implementing Plans for Family Reunification Before, During and After an Emergency (REMS TA) [January 2023]

Emergency management planning is very important because many incidents, whether caused by hazards or threats, are unpredictable. When unpredictable incidents occur, they may prevent a normal school dismissal, thereby making it difficult for families to reunite with students. A Family Reunification Appendix can be created as a part of a school emergency operations plan (EOP) …

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School Readiness Training & Exercise Program (NH HSEM) [December 2022]

The purpose of conducting trainings/ exercises is to assess, practice, and improve in the five phases of the preparedness cycle which include prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from school-based incidents in a no-fault environment. It is recommended that schools participate in activities year round to allow for a continuous cycle of process improvement for emergency readiness. The School Readiness Program is able to assist in these efforts.

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Scripted Messages and Emergency Notifications (NH HSEM) [November 2022]

The best practice for your school’s scripted messages and emergency notifications is to work in partnership with local first responder agencies to create an outreach plan and predetermine how information will be approved for release and who will provide that information. The following recommendations are provided as a guide to school staff who will conduct …

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Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills in Schools (National Association of School Psychologists, NASRO, and Safe Schools) [September 2022]

The National Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Resource Officers, and Safe and Sound Schools have partnered to provide this guidance on armed assailant training. The guidance reflects unique considerations within the school environment, including protecting both physical, and psychological safety. Resource: Download this guidance on armed assailant drills here

Averting Targeted School Violence (U.S. Secret Service) [September 2022]

In this most recent study, Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools, NTAC examined 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools from 2006-2018. The key findings of the study are clear and consistent: Individuals contemplating violence often exhibit observable behaviors, and when community members report these behaviors, the next tragedy …

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Instructor Development Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (DHS) [September 2022]

Train-the-Trainer Course Offerings Announced for 2023 Washington, DC, August 31, 2022 — The DHS Office of Intelligence & Analysis (I&A), National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Office has announced the following iterations of the Instructor Development Threat Evaluation and Reporting Courses (ID-TERC) for Calendar Year 2023. The Instructor Development Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (ID-TERC) …

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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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Statewide School Safety and Security Mapping Project (NHIAC) [July 2022]

Statewide template provides consistent public safety references and terminology across all jurisdictions; supporting map fluency across any mutual aid situation. Supports enhanced data collection and site specific planning. Click here to download the flyer on Statewide School Safety and Security Mapping Project

The National 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is here, adding to NH’s robust crisis landscape (NH DHHS) [July 2022]

• New Hampshire is announcing the launch of 988, the new three-digit dialing code that will route callersto the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). People can call 988 to be connected with trainedcounselors that are part of the existing NSPL network.• 988 is a national system. The 988 call center routes calls by area code, …

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