BluePoint Alert Solutions announced the formation of the Institute of Proactive Responsibility (IPR), a new service offering focused on helping schools, businesses, communities and local law enforcement better prepare for emergency situations.
The STOP School Violence Act would appropriate $50 million per year for ten years to be put toward developing threat assessment systems, anonymous reporting systems, and improving security through the use of technologies and increased personnel.
The odds of you being involved in the violent acts we witness on our nightly news or seen strewn over our favorite news feed is slim, however, the threat is real and the people we see in those news clips - "they thought the same thing!
What if your cameras were monitored only when there was a problem? What if you put the camera feed into the hands of those in harmâ€™s way so they could make fast, informed decisions to save themselves and those around them?
During a threat assessment, careful and comprehensive research is conducted not only by law enforcement but also by key stakeholders who have a unique understanding of their environment and type of industry segment.
Most facilities have an emergency response protocol in place for situations such as an active shooter, but there are several factors that affect whether the situation tips from an emergency scenario into being deadly.