When you are talking about lethality in defense, what you are talking about is bring on board the capacity to cause death as a means to defend life.
“Excellence is not a gift, but a skill that takes practice. We do not act rightly because we are excellent, in fact, we achieve excellence by acting rightly.” Plato
Lost in all the emotion and charge political fervor is a genuine and legitimate discussion on how to better resource threat assessment and protective intelligence capabilities.
The CPTED territorialism concept is about creating a clear delineation of space and separates your space from non-legitimate users. Furthermore, CPTED considers activity support a principal concept; placing activity where individuals become part of the natural surveillance.
The Proactive Security Podcast is dedicated to providing a monthly discussion on violence prevention in healthcare and highlighting the industry’s best prevention practices.
Training is the bedrock for how our officers will wield their tools and how they will choose which one to use for the job. We can either choose to train them for success or allow our training programs to train them for failure.
A robust physical security program and a welcoming design of the facility are not mutually exclusive.
Our collective goal is to help grow and develop our profession through the discussion of best practices in all areas of healthcare security.