We Must Act – Active Shooter Injures Two Classmates at Maryland High School

Less than five weeks after the tragedy that unfolded in Parkland, Florida, another school deployed their active…

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Protecting Houses of Worship in Turbulent Times

Jason Russell Firestorm CSO wood TV interview

On March 14, 2018, we watched as thousands of students across the country joined in marches, and…

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Responding When a Loved One is Trapped in an Attack Zone

Associated Press of Police car outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

There are those who rush toward danger on our behalf in a crisis. Many times, people outside…

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Situational Awareness is a Key Aspect of Preparedness

Where do you first look when walking into a building? Maybe you look at the architecture, the…

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Deadly Weapons Attacks and Copycat Behavior

Harry Rhulen President Novume and Firestorm Founder

As with every other incident of school violence we have observed, and following the deadly shootings at…

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Why Behavioral Risk Threat Assessment Matters

On February 14th, 2018, a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) in Parkland, Florida…

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Firestorm Chief Security Officer Discusses How to Prevent Incidents of Violence

Firestorm CSO Speaks to WoodTV

Following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Firestorm CSO, Jason Russell, spoke with media channels to…

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How to Talk to Children After an Episode of Violence

children walking up school steps

Processing events such as the recent attack at a Florida High School that killed at least 17…

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Three Steps to Follow When Preparing for an Emergency Incident

In a previous article we discussed the four barriers to physical security: cost, aesthetics, convenience and belief…

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Four Barriers to Physical Security

Broken chain

Organizations must include in planning, the risk of a targeted violence event occurring on or around their…

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Firestorm provided crisis management and crisis communications services to Virginia Tech after the shootings and continues to provide services to keep tens of thousands of employees, customers and students safer.

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