The Lasting Effects of Shots Fired

By Leah Fertig Active and mass shooting events have been filling our news feeds recently both nationally, such as the New Zealand shooting at two mosques on March 15, and locally, including the most recent school shooting at Frederick Douglas High School in Baltimore, MD on February 8. According to published crime statistics, there were […]

It Can Happen to You: Why Workplace Violence Insurance is the “New Normal”

By Frank Giachini, PSA Insurance & Financial Services The Capital Gazette, Sandy Hook, Las Vegas, the Colorado Cinemark—active shooting incidents are becoming more frequent every year. In 2017 alone there were 346 mass shootings in the United States, compared to 270 in 2014. And as of July 31 of this year, we’ve had 202 incidents. An active shooter […]

Quality Active Shooter Training Save Lives

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According to USA Today, last year was the deadliest year for mass shootings in more than a decade. One could even deem 2017 the deadliest year for mass shootings in modern U.S. history: two of our country’s five deadliest mass shootings ever occurred in the span of just 35 days. As the new year approaches, […]

Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight

Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Follow the run, hide, fight model if you find yourself in an active shooter situation.

Lockdowns Save Lives

Purdue University, January 21, 2014: Cody Cousins, a 23-year-old student and teaching assistant, fatally shot fellow student and teaching assistant Andrew Boldt, 21, in a basement classroom of the University’s electrical engineering building.