All Hazards

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.

After Hours and Weekend Event Safety: Assessing the Risks and Developing a Plan

After Hours and Weekend Event Safety: Assessing the Risks and Developing a Plan

Lt. Joseph Pangaro will help you understand the planning process in developing an All Hazards Threat Assessment for after school programs including all potential issues and stakeholders.

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.

Preparing for Mass Exposure & Mass Casualty Events in 2021 and Beyond

Preparing for Mass Exposure & Mass Casualty Events in 2021 and Beyond

Whether the disaster is a pandemic event, terrorist attack, active assailant offense, workplace violence incident or a natural disaster, healthcare institutions must be ready to tackle any catastrophe event.

Severe Weather Preparedness: Educating Students, Staff and Faculty on Proper Responses

Severe Weather Preparedness: Educating Students, Staff and Faculty on Proper Responses

Dr. Kevin Kloesel provides resources needed to create all-weather hazard plans for campus activities ranging from small-donor functions to large athletic events. He also discusses the complications that COVID-19 presents to existing weather plans.

A School District’s Response to COVID-19

A School District’s Response to COVID-19

Jason Stoddard, Director of School Safety and Security for the Charles County Public Schools, will share how his district has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and provide information on the unique experiences and lessons learned over the past few months.

A Community College’s Response to COVID-19

A Community College’s Response to COVID-19

With almost 80,000 faculty, students and staff located on six campuses in four jurisdictions, Northern Virginia Community College’s (NOVA) response to COVID-19 required extensive planning, detailed coordination and significant flexibility.

Dealing With In-Custody Patients: Risks and Liabilities

Dealing With In-Custody Patients: Risks and Liabilities

In this session presented by John O’Malley, Campus Security Staff will walk away with a better understanding of the legality behind hospital detention and how to utilize best practices in this area if or when they find themselves dealing with forensic patients.