Awareity’s Connecting The Dots Blog shares news and insights to help threat assessment teams, community, and organizational leaders, etc. prevent incidents.


Preventing Violence and Terrorism Requires New Prevention Strategy…NOW!

San Bernardino, Paris and a growing number of terror and violent acts prove over and over again why a new and better PREVENTION strategy is ...
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3 Things Every Education Institution Needs…But Most Don't Have

There are three things every school and every college (and other organizations open to general public) needs to pro-actively PREVENT numerous types of incidents, fears ...
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PREVENTING Mass Shootings and Other Violence: A Comprehensive Community-based Threat Assessment, Incident Management & Prevention Platform is Necessary

Since the tragedy at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, OR most every news anchor, parent, student, education leader and government leader has been asking the ...
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Data Reveals How DATA is the Answer to PREVENTION

Data is powerful and a valuable asset for organizations. Data can make organizations leaders in their industry. Data is the best way, and arguably the ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Bradley County Public Schools

Switching gears back to education, Rick met with Bradley County Public Schools Safety and Security Director, Scotty Hernandez. Scotty is really leading the way in ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Cornhusker Bank

Moving over to the financial sector and connecting with the Chief Operating Officer for Cornhusker Bank, Steve Lindgren! Financial institutions and their customers continue to ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Twin Rivers Schools

These counselors are making a huge difference! Another interview, this time with High School Counselor, Christina Miller from Twin Rivers Schools in Missouri. After the ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Westfield Washington Schools

Another great interview with Middle School Counselor, Craig Spinner, from Westfield Washington Schools. In 2014, Westfield Washington Schools had the honor of participating in a ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Virginia Lottery

I know I am biased, but I am excited to share this recent interview with one of my favorite MOAT Administrators! Amy Roper is the ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Tidewater Community College

Although this interview was conducted before the recent tragedy in Oregon, this is great example of a community college working hard to improve student safety ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with the Regional Center for Border Health

Rick also recently sat down with Amanda Agguire, former state senator and CEO and Founder of the Regional Center for Border Health (RCBH). Agguire helped ...
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ASIS 2015 – Developing a School Security and Safety Plan for the Next Five Years

Are you attending ASIS 2015 in Anaheim this year? Are you concerned about Student Safety? Social media seems to be a big challenge for every ...
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Workplace Violence…Einstein and Pro-Active Prevention

In light of the horrible tragedy in Virginia where a television reporter and cameraman from WDBJ-TV were shot and killed by a former colleague during ...
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