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Chicago taxpayers will spend $9.5M for man jolted by police Taser

CHICAGO NEWS 08/31/2017, 06:20pm From: Chicago Sun Times Chicago taxpayers will spend $9.5 million to compensate a man who can barely move and cannot talk after hitting his head on the pavement while being jolted by a police Taser. The incident occurred in July 2011, while Jose Lopez was being treated for chest pains by Chicago…

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Assaults in Healthcare: Epidemic or Status Quo?

If you work in the healthcare profession and face the day-to-day challenges that are unique to the industry, you may be slightly offended by this blog’s title. Implying that assaults and violence could be considered “status quo” or acceptable in a field that is dedicated to helping others seems absurd on the surface. The problem,…

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A Non-Lethal Option to Deter School Violence

Schools are becoming an increasingly dangerous place not only for students, but for staff, School Resource Officers, and security guards that work on campus. Violence can happen at any school in any city, large or small. It’s a pretty regular occurrence to see stories of school violence on the local news from coast-to-coast. In San Diego,…

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Interesting Read

I received a link to a Security Magazine article from a colleague who simply said, “Interesting read” in the subject header of the email. Naturally, my curiosity caused me to click on the link. Perhaps it’s the same thing that caused you to start reading this blog post. In my situation, I was glad that I…

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This Doesn’t Have to Happen

Another news story surfaced this week that casts a skeptical light on the security industry. Once again, it calls into question the proper tools that should be considered to support the men and women who are hired to observe, report, and sometimes intervene in the curve balls that life tends to throw our way. In this…

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3 Tips For Getting What You Want Without Using “Bad” Words

I’ll confess… I’m guilty of occasionally letting my tongue slip and saying something I shouldn’t. Sometimes those slip ups involve the use of colorful language, and I’ll admit that I often reflect on how it impacts my perceived professionalism. Maybe it affects my credibility when I do that. Perhaps I lose my audience when they…

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