This book guides schools towards a proactive approach to school security, learning from tragic incidents in the late 1990's in the United States.
PART ONE: FRAMING THE ISSUES
From Paranoia to 'Politricks' and PR Campaigns
Lessons Learned from School Crisis Incidents
'New Times, New Crimes'
Early Warning Signs
PART TWO: APPLYING THE LESSONS LEARNED
Assessing and Managing Threats
A Framework for Reducing Risks
PART THREE: CRISIS PREPAREDNESS AND MANAGEMENT
Crisis Preparedness Guidelines
Managing Crisis Incidents
Preparing for the 'Post-Crisis Crisis'
PART FOUR: STATE AND FEDERAL SUPPORT STRATEGIES
Where Do We Go from Here?