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A Nonsworn Community College Public Safety Department’s Lessons from 2020’s Minneapolis Civil Unrest

A Nonsworn Community College Public Safety Department’s Lessons from 2020’s Minneapolis Civil Unrest

Mark DeRee provides the lessons learned by the Minneapolis Community and Technical College campus officers following the City of Minneapolis and Saint Paul civil unrest, looting and riots in reaction to the death of George Floyd.

Getting Your Community Involved in School Safety & Security

Getting Your Community Involved in School Safety & Security

Michele Gay of Safe and Sound Schools shares her journey as a parent advocate, discusses the Parents for Safer Schools program and hosts a discussion with a panel of ‘Parents for Safer Schools’ leaders.

Redefining the Role of Law Enforcement in School Safety

Redefining the Role of Law Enforcement in School Safety

Gary Sigrist will provide an overview of the history of law enforcement in our schools, how it has evolved and changed over the past 20 years, and what is needed to make sure our schools are safe.

Considerations for School Visitor Access Control and Monitoring

Considerations for School Visitor Access Control and Monitoring

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASSK12) will help you identify access control measures to consider in the layers of security.

Conducting a Security and Vulnerability Assessment For Your District or Campus

Conducting a Security and Vulnerability Assessment For Your District or Campus

Gary Sigrist of Safeguard Risk Solutions will share how to conduct a Security and Vulnerability Assessment with the help of your First Responders and free tools from the US Department of Education and other government agencies at little or no cost.

Preventing Workplace Violence in Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

Preventing Workplace Violence in Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

In this session, Mark Reed, Director of Support Services at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, will discuss the impacts of workplace violence and what you can do to improve safety and security at your facilities.

Can You Hear Me Now?: Why Your School P.A. System May Be the Most Important Component in a Successful Lockdown Plan

Can You Hear Me Now?: Why Your School P.A. System May Be the Most Important Component in a Successful Lockdown Plan

Jesus Villahermosa will give each attending participant specific details on why their P.A. system may be the most important component in their lockdown plan. He will also discuss how to test it and how to enhance its notification capabilities.

Bystander Intervention: Stand Up, Speak Up, Act Up

Bystander Intervention: Stand Up, Speak Up, Act Up

We make decisions daily about whether to act based upon our morals and values or surrender them based on fear, bias, indifference or some other factor. But everyone, including faculty, staff, students, safety directors, law enforcement, and administrators, have a responsibility to speak up.

Evaluating School Climate and Culture: Ensuring Safe & Caring School Communities in the Age of COVID-19

Evaluating School Climate and Culture: Ensuring Safe & Caring School Communities in the Age of COVID-19

Nick Chernoff will discuss digital trends impacting school safety throughout North America, violent behavior patterns, and all facets of bullying and successful intervention strategies. In addition, staff and student online safety strategies will be reviewed.

Managing The New Normal and The Impact on Campus Police/Security

Managing The New Normal and The Impact on Campus Police/Security

Chief Stephen Lopez discusses some of the key ways in which campus police/security are having to adapt to handle the “new normal” resulting from the global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. This includes discussions on how we keep our campus police (and security) forces safe, ranging from altered workplace practices, to training and personal protective equipment.