How to Respond to an Active Shooter Threat

In Kansas City, Missouri, a dispatcher’s mistake led to the death of a law enforcement officer on March 6. The other two responding officers were also shot and injured. The incident forces us to look at the importance of reporting location accurately to emergency dispatchers in order to protect and help those on scene as […]

Is Bullying a Pre-Incident Indicator of Violence?

“Bullied kids are more likely to bring weapons to school, study says,” headlined in late November on ABC News. This is a trend AEGIS has followed for years, writing about prevention and awareness, training school officials about awareness and pre-incident indicators, and working within the community to prevent school shootings. Now, there is a firm […]

Lessons Learned from Ohio State Knife Attack

Author: Chelsea Turner & Jeff Zisner Around 9:55 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) today November 295h, 2016, a suspect drove through the Ohio State University campus between Koffolt Laboratories and Watts Hall — a fairly congested throughway for students. He hit students with his car, proceeded to exit his car, and pulled a knife on students. […]